Contact Requests - Userbar Quicklinks
What is it?
Contacts are a list of members that you have invited to be added as a connection (or vice versa.) It provides an easy way to access their profiles and send messages.
Creates a short list of members. It’s easier to find somebody by accessing your contacts list than using the member's directory.
Contacts can see each other’s personal channel microblog posts.
The Contacts quicklink shows the number of pending Contact requests and provides easy access to accept or ignore the most recent requests.
Create a private Profile page that only your selected Contacts can see
You can change the privacy settings to Contacts so only your contacts are able to see information saved in your profile. So feel free to add whatever you like to your profile and feel reassured that you alone controls who sees it.
Features and Functionality
Below is a list of all additional features found within the Contacts page.
Link to requestor profile - Select the contacts profile image to bring up their profile page.
Accept Contact request - People have the ability to send you a request. If you accept the request, they will be added to your contacts and the recipient's contact list.
Ignore Contact request - People have the ability to send you a request. If you ignore the request, they will not be added to your contacts list or the sender’s contact list.
Send Message - You can easily send a message to a chosen contact by selecting Send Message just below the contacts name.
Remove Contact - Change your mind? Accepting an invitation doesn’t require a life-long commitment. You can remove someone as a contact at any time by selecting Remove Contact just below the contacts name.
How to Accept or Reject a contact request
Building a Contacts list provides an easy way to access their profiles and send messages. See below for instructions on how to add or ignore contact requests.
Step 1: Select the contact request icon
You will be notified that you have received a request by a number that appears on the Contacts icon in your userbar.
Step 2: Select, Accept to make the requestor a contact.
The window that appears when you open your contact request gives you the option to accept or ignore a request. Select, Accept to add the requestor to your contacts.
Step 3: Click on Ignore to remove the request.
If you do not wish to add the requestor to your Contacts, select, Ignore.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why do I not see the Contacts icon?
The icon will only appear if you have pending contacts.