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Sending an IM/chat to a contact

 

To send an IM/chat to a contact:

  1. Do one of the following:

    • From the main menu, click on the Contacts tab, double-click on the contact.

    • Hover over the contact, then click Chat (the chat bubble icon).

      A chat window opens next to the main window.
  1. Type your message, then press enter on your keyboard to send.
Sending a message
  1. You can also do any of the following from the chat window's communication ribbon:

    • To call the contact using Business Communicator, click the handset icon.

    • To video call the contact, click the video icon.

    • To call the contact using your desk phone, click the phone icon.

    • To share your screen, click start sharing (the computer screen icon).
  1. To delete the IM/chat history, from the top of the chat window (below the communication ribbon), click Delete History.
  1. To end your chat, from the top of the chat window to the right of the contact’s name, click the X.

To send a contact an IM/chat from the main window’s menu on the left:

  1. Hover over the contact, then click the chat bubble icon.

    A chat window opens next to the main window.
  1. Type your message, then press enter on your keyboard to send.
Sending a message
  1. To delete the IM/chat history, from the top of the chat window (below the communication ribbon), click Delete History.
  1. To end your chat, from the top of the chat window, to the right of the contact’s name, click the X.