Sharing online status – CounterPath X-Lite 4.6 for Windows User Guide User Manual

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Sharing Online Status

Watching Others’ Status

If a contact has a SIP address in the Softphone field, X-Lite will automatically obtain status information for this

When you choose to share presence information, X-Lite sends the contact a notification request. The request
asks that you be able to see that person’s status. If the person allows this request, then the icon beside their name
(in your Contacts) becomes color coded to specify their status.

Allowing Other Parties to See your Status (Publishing your Status)

Continuing from above, when the other person allows the notification request, your name is added to their
contact list. As soon as you are added to their list, a request is sent back to you requesting that they be able to
see your status. X-Lite accepts this request automatically, and the other person can now see your status.

Receiving an Online Status Request

Someone who is not one of your contacts may add you as a contact on their end, and may include your
softphone number. In this case, X-Lite receives an online status request.