A contact is someone whom you have added to one or more of your groups. When you are online, by default only contacts that are also online are visible.
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After you add a contact, you can start a chat with the contact or display information about the contact without searching through the directory.
To add a contact to a group:
- From the Contact List, highlight any group then press the Menu key and choose the Add action and then select Add Contact.
- To add a new contact, in the New Contact field, use one of the following methods to specify the contact to add:
- Enter the name of the contact, given name first. You can also enter the first few letters of the given name.
- If you are adding an external contact that is not in your directory, select the External User option and enter the complete email address.
Then press the Search action.
The Select a Contact screen opens. Highlight the name of the person you want to add.
Choose Add to Contacts option.
Choose either the Move to group or Create a group option.
Select the Add action to confirm.
Press the Menu key and choose the Select action.
The contact is added to the group that you selected.
Parent topic: Managing availability on the network