WiscChat (Psi) - Updating Your vCard Information

WiscChat maintains its own searchable directory of user-submitted vCard information. vCard is a file format standard for electronic business cards.

VCard information can be used to search for other users.

When using Psi client, only the following fields can be used to search for other users:

  • Email * (e.g. bbadger@wisc.edu)
  • Full Name (e.g. Buckingham Badger)
  • Nickname (e.g. Bucky)
  • Company (e.g. UW-Madison)
  • Department (e.g. Athletics)

* Note: It is highly recommended that you list your White Pages email address.

Important: Any information you enter into your vCard is publicly available. Your vCard has a 65K size limit.

To enter new or update existing vCard information, do the following:

  1. Start Psi and open the main roster window.

  2. Windows/Macintosh: within the 'General' menu, select Account Setup.

  3. Select your account and click on the Modify button.

  4. Within the 'Account Properties' page, select the Details tab.

  5. Click on Edit Personal Details... button.

    vcard information

  6. Enter as much information you want presented to others when they either search or view your account properties.

  7. Make sure to click on Publish button prior to closing the window.

  8. Click on Save button and close out of the account properties windows.

See Also:

Keywords:wiscmail instant messaging jabberid im profile personal details picture publish retrieve update email fullname   Doc ID:6547
Owner:Ara M.Group:WiscChat
Created:2007-10-02 18:00 CSTUpdated:2016-05-02 11:12 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Staff, Office 365, WiscChat
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