Buddy Lists allow you to monitor the status and presence of up to 8 other lines. This is different than contacts – which allow you to make calls from a personal phone list.

The status of your buddies is displayed and updated in real time. Your phone canbe “watched” by up to 8 other phones.

To view and change your presence settings:

  • Press Menu Button.
  • Select Features, then Presence, My Status.
  • Use Up Arrow and Down Arrow to scroll through the list.
  • Press Select Key to select your new status.

This affects information sent to phones watching you. Presence information will also be sent to watching phones when you go off-hook or enable Do Not Disturb.

Polycom SoundPoint 335 - Manage your Buddy Lists

To add or delete a contact from your buddy list:

  • Press the Dir soft key.
  • Use Up Arrow and Down Arrow to scroll through the list to find the contact.
  • Press Select Key to select the entry.
  • Press Down Arrow repeatedly until the Watch Buddy field appears.
  • Press Select Key to select the Watch Buddy field.
  • Use Up Arrow and Down Arrow to switch between Enabled and Disabled settings.
  • When Watch Buddy is enabled, the contact is added to your buddy list. When Watch Buddy is disabled, the contact is removed from your buddy list. The default for Watch Buddy is Disabled.
  • Press the Ok or Cancel soft keys to accept or cancel changes.

To block or unblock a contact from your buddy list:

  • Press the Dir soft key.
  • Use Up Arrow and Down Arrow to scroll through the list to find the contact.
  • Press Select Key to select the entry.
  • Press Down Arrow repeatedly until the Block Buddy field appears.
  • Press Select Key to select the Block Buddy field.
  • Use Up Arrow and Down Arrow to switch between Enabled and Disabled settings.
  • When Block Buddy is enabled, the contact cannot watch your phone. When Block Buddy is disabled, the contact can watch your phone. The default for Block Buddy is Disabled.
  • Press the Ok or Cancel soft keys to accept or cancel changes.
  • Press Left Arrow repeatedly to return to the idle display.