Calling a Buddy

To call a buddy, press the Call button, wait for the Genie to answer, and then tell the Genie to “Call (the buddy’s nickname)”.

Table 1. Commands for calling a buddy
Action Recommended Commands (Examples in Italics) Alternate Forms
Calling a buddy Call Smitty. Find Smitty.Contact Smitty.

If VIP status is enabled in your user profile, the buddy will be notified of your message immediately, even if he or she put the badge in Do Not Disturb mode, or issued a command to block calls.

Note that you can use an inside buddy’s nickname in any command, not just for Calls.