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How can I manage my Contacts?

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We provide two levels of contacts. Your personal contacts (called My contacts) and find other registered users from your Amazon Chime Account.

There are a number of places where we let you quickly find users. Whether you are looking to send a new Message, invite someone to a Meeting, add someone to a Chat room or adding a user to your Favorites.


To view your contacts, choose the Contacts button on the launch pad or use the keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+L (Windows) and ⌘+L (Mac).

NOTE: To quickly add a new contact, use the Ctrl+N (Windows) and ⌘+N (Mac) keyboard shortcuts.

NOTE: The names displayed in “My contacts” are Amazon Chime users that you have explicitly added and are typically a sub-set of all the users that you interact with. While there may be other users that you see in chat rooms and attend meetings or chat with, “My contacts” provides a list that You manage to reduce auto complete search results when performing common tasks such as adding users to a meeting, inviting users to chat rooms, adding a user as a delegate, etc.

Add contacts to your “My contacts” list by either:
  • use our auto complete feature to search all Amazon Chime users that are a part of your Company's Amazon Chime Account and then select the Add to my contacts action.

  • To add colleagues who are outside your company account or invite others who are not registered yet, enter their email address and select Add. If there is not a user that is registered with that email address, Amazon Chime will send an email directing the user how to setup an account.

  • Select a contact and in the right pane we provide the actions you can take, including: Message, Call or Add to favorites.

  • Select Delete contact and that user will no longer be displayed in your My contact list - they will remain searchable using auto complete. NOTE: Users that are suspended or removed from your company's Amazon Chime Account will no longer be searchable, but if you had a thread open with them, the messages will be available to you until your company's retention period is exceeded.

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