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How do I add new friends on my iOS device?

I can help you find friends from ooVoo, your address book, Facebook, Gmail or Twitter 

Log into ooVoo and tap    Add Friends

How to Search for Friends already on ooVoo:

  1. Find and invite 
  2. To find friends already on ooVoo, type your friend’s name, ooVoo ID, or email address in the field. You can even search just part of the ooVoo ID or display name, such as the first three characters. Tap Search.
  3. Once you’ve located a friend you’d like to add, tap the Add next to their name.
  4. You can also tap on Friend Requests to see people you may know on ooVoo

How to Add or Invite friends from your Address book:

1. Tap the Phone icon 

You may need to make sure ooVoo has permission to access your contacts. Go to your device Settings > Privacy > Contacts > ooVoo and set to On.

2. Your contacts are sorted into two groups, contacts on ooVoo and contacts not on ooVoo.

  • Tap Add next to your phone contacts you’d like to add who are already on ooVoo.
  • Tap Invite next to your phone contacts to send an invitation to join ooVoo.

Add or invite Facebook friends:

1. Tap the Facebook icon. Log in with your Facebook email and password, and click OK when prompted.   

  • Tap Add next to your phone contacts you’d like to add who are already on ooVoo.
  • Tap Invite next to your phone contacts to send an invitation to join ooVoo.

2. Click ‘Share on Facebook’ to post an invitation on your wall for certain friends or all your friends.

You can choose to unlink your Facebook account at any time. Select Unlink from Facebook in the Settings menu > General tab.  

Automatically Import friends from your Address book:

You can enter your telephone number and  it gives you the ability to add more friends, faster. It's not mandatory, it's just something that saves you time. Adding your phone number will automatically add your friends (already on ooVoo)  to your friend's list.  

  • You can add your phone number or change your phone number at any time.
  • Your telephone number is not displayed to anyone.

How to Add or Change your telephone number:

  • Tap on your profile photo
  • Tap on Settings>General>Verify New Phone Number
  • Enter your phone number and tap SUBMIT on the orange bar
  • After you receive the code enter it into the ooVoo field

Add or invite Gmail contacts:

1. Tap the Gmail icon

2. Enter your Google email and password.  Click Sign in and Accept.

3. Your contacts are sorted into two groups, contacts on ooVoo and contacts not on ooVoo.  

  • Tap Add next to your phone contacts you’d like to add who are already on ooVoo.
  • Tap Invite next to your phone contacts to send an invitation to join ooVoo.

Add or invite Twitter friends:

1. Tap the Twitter icon[icon]. A page will appear to access your Twitter account.

2. Enter your Twitter email or username and password and Tap Authorize app.

3. Your contacts are sorted into two groups, contacts on ooVoo and contacts not on ooVoo.  

  • Tap Add next to your phone contacts you’d like to add who are already on ooVoo.
  • Tap Invite next to your phone contacts to send an invitation to join ooVoo.

  

OOPS, need to remove someone? It’s easy to Block and Remove someone from your friends list.

  1. From your Friends list tap on Edit
  2. Tap the Red icon next to their photo.

    • Tap More to Block and Remove someone from your friends list - with this option they will not be able to contact you again.
    • Tap Delete to remove their from your roster - with this option they can still contact you

  1. Tap on Done to finish and save your changes.

To Unblock someone: 

You can Unblock someone if you have not deleted them from your contact list. If they are deleted from your contact list, you will need to invite them again.

    • Tap on your Display picture and then on the Settings 
    • Go to Privacy and Security> Scroll down to the Blocked Users list and unblock the contact

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  • Topic #: 3908-1244
  • Date Created: 08:12:2013
  • Last Modified Since: 02:23:2015
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