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I have a tiny but important problem. Someone has added me to their contact list on MSN, this shows up with a notification. The problem is that I can't find out how to approve the invitation. How can I do it?

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Same here. Was going to ask the same thing right now. In 11.04 at least I could logout, log back in and the option would appear. Now a notification appears and there is no way to accept/decline it. – Luis Alvarado Oct 17 '11 at 3:44
This is still the case. I can not accept a contact from any email address (Not related for been a hotmail account, gmail account, etc..). – Luis Alvarado Nov 23 '11 at 16:29
Changed this with Pidgin. Now everything is OK. Thanks. – onderbakirtas Dec 2 '11 at 14:10

Untick "Display incoming events in the notifications area" in Preferences. I had the same issue as you, as soon as I changed that option and logged out/in I was able to approve the request =) Hope that helps!

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You might be experiencing this bug. Can you try restarting Empathy as suggested in the bug report to work around it?

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In my case restarting Empathy did nothing. It just made the notification mention me again that there was X user that added me. – Luis Alvarado Oct 21 '11 at 3:35

protected by Oli Oct 21 '11 at 3:38

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