Use the Buddies page to add or edit an outside buddy.
On the Buddies page, click Add Outside Buddy or select an
existing outside buddy and click Edit Buddy. The Add/Edit
Outside Buddy dialog box appears.
Use the First Name and Last Name
fields to enter your buddy’s name.
Use the Nickname field to enter 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 (-).
If Vocera is integrated with your phone system, use the
Phone field to enter your buddy’s telephone number. See
Working with Phone Numbers
for details on entering phone numbers.
Your system administrator must grant you permission to call outside
Optionally enter the telephone number for your buddy’s pager in the
Pager field. See Working with Phone Numbers for details about entering phone
If Vocera is integrated with your phone system, you can send your buddy a page
from your badge. Your buddy’s return call is connected directly to your badge—you do
not have to wait for someone to find you. You must have a Desk Phone or
Extension defined in your user profile to receive the return call on your
badge. See Personal Information.
Use the Email Address field to enter your buddy’s email
address, if you want to send email with voice message attachments to this
Note: Your administrator must configure certain Email settings to enable this
Click Save to save the new buddy profile and return to the
Buddies tab, or click Save and Continue to save this buddy and
begin to add another buddy.