Initiating an audio chat
To begin an audio chat with someone in your contacts list, press the audio chat icon from their Person Card. They will receive a notification that you wish to begin an audio chat and either accept or decline it.
If you want to initiate an audio chat using something other than your default calling method, open the Information
tab of the contact's Person Card. Select one of the phone numbers listed in this view. A drop down menu will display, with the calling options that are available to you. Tap the dialing option you wish to use.
If there is only one dialing option available, the call will immediately take initiate using that option.
Participating in an audio chat
Once an audio chat has begun, you and your chat partner will hear each other speaking through your devices. The following options are available during an audio chat:
Table 1. Audio chat options
|Mute||Temporarily mutes your audio on the call.|
|Keypad||Open the device's keypad for entering information.|
|End Call||End the audio chat.|
Working with the Audio Chat tab
The Audio Chat tab on the left menu displays two panes of information.
The first pane is a list of recent audio chats, with the most recent listed at the top. The list indicates with icons whether an audio chat was initiated by you, received by you, declined by you, or if you have any missed calls. Tapping on any of the list items displays the Person Card of that chat partner.
The second pane contains the dialing keypad. You can use the keypad to directly dial a number using Connections Voice Chat or a third party dialer.