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Polycom SoundPoint 430 – Buddy Lists and Block Contacts

Presence / Status / Buddy Lists

The phone combines interactive message services and status monitoring to complement a traditional messaging application such as email. Live interaction within a pool of phones is possible by monitoring the “presence” of the parties involved.

Each phone can “watch” the status of up to eight other phones. These other phones form the “Buddy List”. The status of buddies is displayed and updated in real time. Each phone can also be “watched” by up to eight other phones.

To add or delete a contact from your buddy list, or block a contact:

These figures show a typical My Status display and a Buddy Status screen display of monitored phones.

To Change Your Presence settings:

To View Status of the Contacts Within Your Buddy List:

To See Which Phones are Currently Monitoring Your Status: