Adding a Buddy

You can use the Buddies page to add or edit a buddy:
  1. Click Buddies in the left navigation bar. The Buddies page appears.
  2. Click Add Buddy or select an existing buddy in the list and click Edit Buddy.
    The Add/Edit Buddy dialog box appears.
  3. Click the Select button to display the Select User, Group, or Address Book Entry dialog box, choose an item from the list and click Finish.
    The Select User, Group, or Address Book Entry dialog box closes, and the name you chose appears in the Add Buddy dialog box.
  4. Use the Nickname field to specify the name that you want to use when you call this buddy.
    Important: All the names you enter in the User Console must start with a letter or a digit. They must contain only letters, digits, spaces, apostrophes ('), underscores (_), or dashes (-).
  5. Choose the Ring Tone that you want to be played to notify you that this buddy is calling. To hear a sample of each ring tone, select the ring tone from the drop-down list and then click the speaker icon next to the list.
  6. Check Buddy Has VIP Status if you want this buddy to be able to call you even when you are blocking calls or in Do Not Disturb mode.
  7. Click Save to save the buddy information and return to the Buddies tab, or click Save and Continue to save this buddy and begin to add another buddy.