Address Books Management

 

Applicable for users without a license and with Solo, Standard, Advanced, or Enterprise-Cloud license. 

Address Book is a list of your contacts (devices you connect to). By adding tags to contacts, you can filter the devices.

You can have your personal Address Book and if you are a part of an organization or a team, you can view organization Address Book. 

Personal Address Book
Organization Address Book

Address Books are synchronized with AnyDesk client. Whenever you make changes to the contacts or the Address Book itself in the my.anydesk II user management console or AnyDesk client, it will be updated everywhere.  

The number of Address Books and contacts it has is determined by the license plan you have. 


Personal Address Book

Once you create an account with AnyDesk, a personal Address Book is automatically created for you. A personal Address Book is only visible to you and only you can edit it. Personal Address Book cannot be deleted. 

To edit personal address book: 

  1. In my.anydesk II account, go to Address Books. 
  2. On the Personal tab, open My address book.
  3. On the opened page, you can edit the following details:
    • About - change the name for your address book.
    • Tags - add tags to the address book for contacts filtering. 
    • Entries - add entries (contacts) to your address book.
      my address book

Organization Address Book

If you are a member of a team or an organization, you can also view your organization's or team's Address Books. To edit or create new organization Address Book, the license owner or admin should give you an access to do so. 

With the respectful permission set, you can do the following: 

Create an Organization Address Book

To create an organization address book: 

  1. In my.anydesk II account, go to Address Books. 
  2. On the Organization tab, click Create Address Book.
  3. On the pop-up window, type the name for the organization address book.
  4. Click Create address book. 

Delete an Organization Address Book

To delete an organization address book: 

  1. In my.anydesk II account, go to Address Books. 
  2. On the Organization tab, select the checkbox for the needed address book. 
    delete address book

    TIP: You can also delete an address book on the address book details page by clicking Options > Delete

  3. Click Delete

Create Entries

To add entries to organization address book: 

  1. In my.anydesk II account, go to Address Books. 
  2. On the Organization tab, open the address book you wish to edit. 
  3. On the opened page, go to Entries section and click Create Entry.
  4. On the pop-up window, provide the following details:
    • Nickname - type the name for the contact. 
    • Address - provide AnyDesk ID or Alias of the contact. 
    • Comment - type a description for the contact you are adding. 
    • Tags - add a tag for further contact filtering. 
      create entry
  5. Click Create Entry

Edit an Entry

To edit an entry in organization address book: 

  1. In my.anydesk II account, go to Address Books. 
  2. On the Organization tab, open the address book you wish to edit. 
  3. Go to Entries section and click the needed entry. 
  4. On the pop-up window, click Edit and edit the entry details. 
  5. Click Save item.

Delete an Entry 

To delete an entry from organization address book: 

  1. In my.anydesk II account, go to Address Books. 
  2. On the Organization tab, open the address book you wish to edit. 
  3. Go to Entries section and select the checkbox for the needed entry.
  4. Click Delete.

Add Tags to Entries

To add a tag to entry from organization address book: 

  1. In my.anydesk II account, go to Address Books. 
  2. On the Organization tab, open the address book you wish to edit. 
  3. Go to Entries section and select the checkbox for the needed entry.
    add tags

    TIP: You can select several entries and the tag will be added to all the selected entries. 

  4. Click Add tags and in the pop-up window, type the tag name.
  5. Click Add tags