ProConnect UC-One iPhone – Contact Group, Group Chat and Announcement

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Introduction

This guide provides the steps for creating a contact group and initiating group chats and announcements.


1.

Contact Group

ProConnect mobile allows you to create Contact Groups. These might represent groups of users you frequently contact. For example, you could create a group of contacts that represents people in a project team. To create a Contact Group, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the main menu and tap Groups.
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  3. Then, tap the Plus.
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  5. Finally, enter the Group Name and tap Create. The Contact Group will now appear in your Groups list. 
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To add a contact to the group, follow these steps:

  1. Tap the group and then tap the Plus icon.
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  3. Search the contacts in the Search Contacts field and tap the contact to add to the group and then tap Done
  4. Continue this step until all desired participants are in the group. Individual contacts can be a part of multiple contact groups.

Once a contact group has been created, you can initiate group chat sessions or make a group one-way announcement.

 

2.

Group Chat

To initiate a Group Chat, follow these steps:

  1. Select Groups from the main menu.
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  3. Select your group and then select the Options icon in the upper, right-hand corner.
  4. Tap New Chat.
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  6. Enter the message and tap Send. Your group will receive a notification of your message.


3.

Group Announcement

You can send a one-way Group Announcement to a contact or group. This feature allows you to send a one-way group announcement without being inundated in chat messages. For example, you can announce to your team that the team meeting is cancelled on Friday. Your group will see the announcement but will not be able to respond.


To send an announcement to a group, follow these steps:


  1. Select Groups from the main menu.
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  3. 2. Select your group and then select the Options icon in the upper, right-hand corner.
  4. 3. Select New Announcement.
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  6. Enter your announcement and tap Send. The message will be sent as a broadcast to the group.