Selecting preferences in the client

In the Preferences dialog of the HCL® Sametime® Connect Client and the Notes® client, users can choose any Sametime® preferences that have not been locked by the administrator.


  1. Log in to the client.
  2. Depending on the client, open preferences:

    Embedded in the Notes® client - Click File > Preferences > Sametime.

    In the Sametime® Connect Client - Click the Actions and Preferences menu (the gear icon).

  3. Click a feature in the features list.
  4. Select the preferred behavior for that feature, and then click Apply.
  5. Click OK.


Any preferences set using this method can be overwritten by Sametime® policies. Preferences set using this method are stored in the end-user's profile directory either within an XML document or a .pref file.