Setting Alerts Options

The settings on the Alerts tab configure status and conversation alerts and control sounds that accompany alerts and other events in Communicator Web Access.

General alerts

Notify me when someone adds me to his or her contact list

Select this check box if you want to be notified that you have been added to a person's Contact List.

Display subject or message in conversation alerts

Select this check box if you want alerts to display the subject and message. Clear the check box if you want alerts to display only the sender’s name.

When my status is Do Not Disturb

Do not display alerts

Click this option if you do not want alerts displayed when your status is Do Not Disturb.

Display only conversation alerts from people in my Team access level

Click this option if you want alerts displayed only for your Team access level contacts when your status is Do Not Disturb.

Display all alerts, but only conversation alerts from people in my Team access level

Click this option if you want all alerts displayed except for invitations to join a conversation from people outside your team. Invitations will be displayed only for messages sent by people with Team access. All other alerts (such as someone adding you to their Contact List) will be displayed normally.

Sounds

Play Sounds

Select this check box if you want a sound played when alerts appear. Sounds can be played only if you are using the Internet Explorer browser. You cannot choose which sound will be played any time an alert occurs.

  • Suspend sounds when my status is Busy

    Select this check box if you do not want to receive status alert sounds when your presence status is set to Busy. Clear the check box if you want to receive status alert sounds even when your status is set to Busy.

  • Suspend sounds when my status is Do Not Disturb

    Select this check box if you do not want to receive status alert sounds when your presence status is set to Do Not Disturb. Clear the check box if you want to receive status alert sounds even when your status is set to Do Not Disturb.

New messages in an existing conversation

These options only take place if the Conversation window is not the active window on your desktop. If the Conversation window is the active window then you will not receive an alert, you will just see the new message in the Conversatio n window.

Notify me by flashing the conversation window button on the taskbar

Click this option to flash the Conversation Window button on the Windows taskbar whenever a new message is added to an existing conversation.

Notify me with a pop-up window (Internet Explorer 6.0 and later)

Click this option to display a pop-up message whenever a new message is added to an existing conversation.

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