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To make this capability available, when you create a chat room you must select Active participants can invite others from the chat room window
or Only managers and members can join
on the People
tab in the New Chat Room window.
If you select Active participants can invite others from the chat room window
, active chat room participants can search for and invite others from the user directory. However, if you select Only managers and members can join
, the invite others feature allows active chat room participants to invite only participants who have previously accessed the chat room.
In addition, you can also select Send email notification to members
on this tab to notify participants about the new chat room when the chat room is created.
Follow these steps to invite participants to join an active chat room discussion.
- If this capability is available for this chat room, in the active chat room window, click ..
- Complete the dialog box and click OK.
Note: If you selected Only managers and members can join, you can alert only people who are added as managers or members of the chat room.
Invitees receive an alert or email that invites them to join the chat room.
Parent topic: Get started with chat rooms