Privacy tab

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• Privacy tab Active Worlds

Preferences Active Worlds

Note : this option moreover sets the privacy options than security options.

Security tab

Hide my online/offline/AFK status :
Everybody* will see a questionmark in front of your alias name, if you are currently online or not, included for the AFK (Away From Keyboard).

Hide my current world :
When checked, the world you are currently visiting will not be displayed next to your alias name in the contact lists*.

Block telegrams :
Deny to everyone* to send you telegrams.

Block join requests :
Deny to everyone* to join you.

Block file transfers :
Deny to everyone* to send you files.

Confirm join requests :
Allows you to choose by typing yes (Y) or no (N) in the chat to accept or deny a join request from someone who wishes to join you.

Automatically leave AFK mode on keyboard activity :
Avoids to forget to inform others of your return by automatically deactivating the AFK (Away From Keyboard) option as soon as there is keyboard activity. Has no effect if your keyboard is used for other applications in the background.

* Exceptions can be applied to the persons of your choice. To archive this, right-click on the name of the person in your contact list.

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