This article will teach you how to open the chat function in AppicalNow Player and in the Appicalnow Editor and how to send a message. It's possible to chat with your (new) colleagues while you're working in the editor. They can send you messages from the AppicalNow Player as well. 

Note: The Chat Function is disabled by default. Sent us a message if you want to use the chat function in your organization and we will enable it for you.

If the chat function is enabled for your organization, everyone in the organization that uses AppicalNow can send and receive messages. It is not restricted to specific groups, courses etc.

*We recommend to use Google Chrome to ensure an optimal experience when using AppicalNow.

Chatting in the AppicalNow Player

Step 1. Click on the chat button in the menu on the left. A window will appear.

Step 2. Click on the name of the person that you want to chat with or type his/her name in the search box and write your message. 

Step 3. To send the message, simply press the ‘enter button’ or
click on ‘send’.

A red dot will appear in the chat symbol when you have received a new chat message. The mobile application will give you a sound notification as well. 

Chatting in the AppicalNow Editor

Step 1. Click on 'Chat' in the menu on the left side.

Step 2. Type the name of the user at 'Start new Conversation' to search for that userr and select the user that you want to chat with.

Step 3. Type your message in the grey bar and click on the 'Paper Plane icon' or hit the enter button on your keyboard to send the message.

Step 4. If you want to add an attachment or just send a file click on the paperclip button on the left side of the text field.

If you received a chat message as an editor, admin or user manager and you're working in the AppicalNow Editor a red dot will appear next to the word 'Chat'.

Hooray! You now know how to send a chat message in AppicalNow!

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