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March 13, 2013

Howto disable chat window popup in IBM Lotus SAMETIME 8.x

Filed under: IBM Related — Tags: , , — Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) @ 1:43 PM

After a default installation of the IBM Lotus Sametime Connect client, it is set to bring chat windows to the front.  This behavior can be annoying for any serious working user because whenever any user send message to another, it come to front , overriding other task.

To disable popup , Go into

Preferences >

Notifications >

Click on “One-on-one chat” >

Then change then remove check from “Bring window to dront on new chat” & “Bring window to front on chat response

As showed in the image below . . .



Syed Jahanzaib


  1. Hello Syed
    you could try with the following manged-settings.xml or change the plugin_customization.ini through Notes policies :

    pref_event_0 – is for one-on-one chat
    pref_event_1 – is for multi chat


    Comment by Zsolt Asztalos — March 22, 2013 @ 12:50 PM

  2. Thank you !😉

    Comment by Jojo31333 — August 30, 2013 @ 5:56 PM

  3. Bless you

    Comment by Raja — September 23, 2013 @ 9:43 PM

  4. OMG, thank YOU!!!! This has been driving me crazy!

    Comment by LJ — November 15, 2013 @ 3:58 AM

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