After you log in to IBM Sametime
, you can chat with, call, or video call your chat partners, use chat rooms, and so much more.
Work with contacts
You can add and organize contacts, and change how they display.
Work with chats
You can exchange text chats with one or more chat partners.
Audio and video calls
You can make and receive calls through your computer. In addition, you might have additional capabilities that let you hold video calls or even use a telephone for your calls.
Get started with chat rooms
Persistent chat rooms let you participate in discussions over time, see what's been discussed in your absence, and optionally be alerted when chat rooms you are interested in have active participants, unread messages, or when specific words that you identified are entered in the chat room discussion.
Find and organize chat rooms
Search for content in both chat rooms and chat room FAQs to take advantage of the wealth of information that they hold. Organize the chat rooms in which you participate in a way that works best for you.
Do more with chat rooms
Chat rooms offer more than just a place for online and real time discussions. You can create chat room FAQs to retain answers to questions that have come up during chat room discussions. You can also invite others to join chat rooms.
Get started with broadcast communities
Broadcast communities let you quickly and easily send a variety of communications, including Skill Taps, Instant Polls, Broadcast Chats, and Announcements, to a community or group of colleagues.
Do more with broadcast communities
Get the most out of your broadcast communities. View your most recently-received broadcasts. Create and work with Skill Tap FAQs to take advantage of the wealth information shared with your colleagues in a broadcast community.
Share my screen with others
If Instant Share is available to you, you can share an application, a portion of your screen, or your entire screen with colleagues, even if they are not in the same physical location as you. You can also give them control of your shared screen, so that they can navigate through, and even edit, any open documents in the shared portion of your screen. Instant Share participants can also take snap shots of the shared screen to save to their computers.
Make more connections
You can add one or more server communities to your client so that you can communicate with members of those server communities.
Other things you can do
Read the following topics to learn more about other things you can do to get the most out of your instant messaging experience.
Troubleshooting Sametime Connect
Common problems can hinder your instant messaging experience.
Learn and do more
This online help introduced you to some of the key features of IBM Sametime