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3-Ways to Send Text

There are 3 ways to send a text message using the Chatabox Plug-in for Skype for Business:

1 - Contact Menu

Right-click on a Skype for Business Contact.

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2 - Hover Menu

Hover your mouse over the contact avatar and click on the epsilon icon.

Chatabox for Skype for Business - Screenshot

3 - Enter Number

Enter the phone number of the person you wish to text in the Find someone or dial a number box. Then right-click the Skype for Business temporary contact card.

Chatabox for Skype for Business - Screenshot

Create & Send Text Message

Type your message and select the  send button – or simply press Return to send the text.

Chatabox for Skype for Business - Screenshot

Message Status

The text message status is shown in the bottom, right-hand corner of the speech bubble. Simply hover over the icon to show the status of the message and the message charge.

Chatabox for Skype for Business - Screenshot

Receiving Text

SMS replies will be displayed in the chat window in just the same way as Skype for Business instant messages.

Chatabox for Skype for Business - Screenshot

New Message Notification

A Windows notification will appear whenever a reply or new SMS text message is received.

Chatabox for Skype for Business - Screenshot

Chatabox Menu

To display the Chatabox menu, right-click the Chatabox icon located in the systray in the Windows toolbar.

Chatabox for Skype for Business - Screenshot

Export Messages

Selecting “Export Messages” from the Chatabox menu displays a window from which the start and end date of the messages to be exported can be selected

Available Text Credit

Selecting “Credit Info” from the Chatabox menu displays the credit remaining for the user.

Save/Send Log File

Selecting “Save/Send Log” from the Chatabox menu will initiate an email with the log zip file attached which can be sent to Chatabox for analysis.

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