How do I change my Buddy List settings?

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How do I change my Buddy List settings?

This is a fabulous way to personalize AIM! Here’s how to optimize your Buddy List:

1. To access your Buddy List settings, click Menu or Options (depending on which version of AIM 7 you’re using).




2. Click Settings.

3. Click Buddy List.


Do you want to automatically store the Usernames of people who contact you?

Check Add people I exchange IMs with to my Recent Buddies group and click Save.




Would you like to view all the details you’ve stored about your buddy at a glance?

Check Show buddy details on rollover in Buddy List, and click Save.

Now, hover your mouse over any buddy icon in your Buddy List to get your buddy's details. Cool, isn't it?



Do you want to get alerts when your buddies sign in and sign out?

Check Flash Buddy List window when buddies sign in or out, and click Save.



There are other ways to customize your Buddy List. To change what you see in your Buddy List, click Menu or Options and View. From this menu you can select if you want to see your Buddies’ icons, full names, status messages, or even choose to sort your Buddy List alphabetically.




For help selecting your Buddy List font settings, see our online help article: Change the font and size of text in my AIM Buddy List

 

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Last updated: 11-30-2011
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