How to send files in chat?

Send files over chat feature is available on all plans. Following are the supported file formats:

  • Documents: PDF, TXT, DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPS, PPT, PPSX, PPTX
  • Images: PNG, JPG, GIF, BMP
  • Audio: OGG, WAV, MP3
  • Video: MP4, AVI

How can a visitors share files during chat?

Click on the arrow near the text box and the 'Attach Files' option. 

Click Attach Files and they can either drag and drop files or just click to open the File Chooser dialog.

After successful file upload, filename and thumbnail of the file will be shown both in chat widget as well the as agent dashboard.

How can agents share files during chat?

In the agent chat window, click on arrow next to the text box and select command. Inside the commands, click on the 'attachFiles' option. [OR] Type the command "!attachFiles" in the chat area and hit enter.

You can either drag and drop the files or click to open the File Chooser dialog.

Note:

  • Maximum number of files that can be shared at once is 5.
  • Maximum size of a file that can be shared is 5MB
  • If there is any problem during the file upload or network glitch, the file uploading process will be aborted and you need to upload all the files again