I n s t a n t m e s s a g i n g
Results of an IM search
To use the results of a search for an IM user or group, scroll through the list of found IM groups that match your search criteria.
If the list is long, scroll down past the first page of results, or perform another search to limit the number of results. To join an
IM group listed in the search results, select a group name and
. To bookmark an IM group listed in the search results,
select a group name and
Save to Favorites
. The group is added to your personal favorites list.
To perform another search for an IM group, select
Select from the following:
New search to create the criteria for a different search.
Get more results to generate more results for the current search.
Show previous results to list the results of your previous search.
Editing an IM contact
You can edit the nickname of a contact in your contacts list. To modify the user ID, you must create a new contact by
from the main view.
To change the nickname of a user in your IM contact list, press Menu, and select
in the main view. The
nickname is updated in device memory and in the master list on the server.
Sharing your IM status
To appear offline, press Menu, and select
Share my status
With no one
. You are online but invisible to other users.
By default, your status is shared
With all users
To inform other users that you are online but not available to chat, press Menu, and select
can type an away message. You are online and visible to all users, but your away message will automatically reply to users that
contact you. The default setting shows you as
Viewing a list of saved conversations
To view a list of saved IM conversations, press Menu, and select
Open saved conversation
. Scroll through the
history list to view titles and dates of previous conversations. You can view, rename, or delete a conversation in the list.
Blocking and unblocking users
When you block a user, the user is taken offline and added to your list of blocked users. Status alerts, invitations, and
conversations associated with the user are removed. You cannot send a message to a blocked user, and the blocked user does
not receive updates about your availability.
To block a user on your contact list, select a user from your contact list, press Menu, and select
Blocking a user that is not on your contact list To block a user that is not on your contact list, select
when you receive a
new message from an unknown user.
Unblocking a user To unblock a user, press Menu, and select
, a user from your blocked list, and
The user is removed from the blocked list. You can now receive invitations and messages from the user.
Searching for an IM user or group
Search for an IM group by group name, keyword, or user ID of a member of the group. If the desired group is not found, the
group creator may have set group properties so that a search for that group is not allowed.
To search for a group, press Menu, and select
Viewing the results of an IM search
To view the results of a group search, press Menu, and select
, the search criteria, and
. A search may
return a list of found IM groups that match your search criteria. Scroll up and down through the list until you locate the desired
Managing IM groups
To use the IM groups main view, press Menu, and select
. You can view, join, and create IM groups. The left frame
displays a list of groups that you have created, joined, or bookmarked.
To join an IM group, press Menu, select
, a group name in your Favorites list, and
. There are several other
ways to join an IM group: accept an invitation from another IM user to join a group, search for a group and select a group from
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