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VNCchannels App User Manual

Channels

Create a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Tap the plus icon at the bottom.

  3. Tap New Channel:

  4. Enter a channel name to Channel name field. If you want to add the avatar photo for the channel, tap the avatar icon:

  5. Tap UPLOAD, select required photo/image, and tap DONE.

  6. To add users to the channel, tap the plus icon:

  7. Use the search field to find required users and tap them.

  8. Tap the checkmark:

  9. Tap Settings:

    Here you can make your channel private (only the channel users will be able to see the channel) or add tags. To make the channel private, tap Make Private. You should see that the following checkmark has appeared:

    To add tags, enter a tag name to New Tag field and tap Go. Finally, save the changes, tap the checkmark:

  10. To add the channel description, tap Add description:

    Then enter a text to the field and tap the checkmark at the top.

  11. To save all the changes, tap the checkmark:

    You should see the following notification:

    Channel created

    You should see the created channel in channels list, for example:

Search for a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Tap the magnifier icon:

  3. Enter a channel name to the search field. You should see the search result, for example:

    You can see that the search provides the results for the found query in both channels and topics.

Pin a channel

If you want a channel to be in the first place in the channels list, you can pin it:

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Pin channel:

    You should see the pin icon next to the channel:

Edit a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Edit channel:

  4. Update the channel information and tap the checkmark:

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Copy link:

Subscribe to a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Subscribe to the channel:

    Or you can tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Subscribe from the channel:

    You should see the following notification:

    Subscribed to the channel

    Now you can find the channel in #subscribed tab:

Unsubscribe from a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Unsubscribe from the channel:

    Or you can tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Unsubscribe from the channel:

    You should see the following notification:

    Unsubscribed from the channel

Mute/unmute a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap:

    • Mute channel:

    Or you can also tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Mute channel:

    You should see the following notification:

    Channel is muted

    • Unmute channel:

    Or you can also tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Unmute channel:

    You should see the following notification:

    Channel is unmuted

Add a user to a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Edit channel:

    Or you can tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Edit channel:

  4. Tap the plus icon:

  5. Use the search field to find required users and tap them.

  6. Tap the checkmark:

  7. Tap the checkmark again:

Remove a user from a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Edit channel:

    Or you can tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Edit channel:

  4. Tap the plus icon:

  5. Remove the tick next to required user:

  6. Tap the checkmark:

  7. Tap the checkmark again:

You can send a channel link to a user's chat.

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Send to:

    Or you can tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Send to:

  4. Use the search field to search for required user. Then tap the user.

  5. Tap SEND at the bottom. You should see the following notification:

    Link sent

    The user should see the following message from you in a chat, for example:

Archive a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Archive channels:

    Or you can tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Archive channels:

  4. Confirm that you want to archive the channel, tap ARCHIVE in the modal window. You should see the following notification:

    Channel Archived

Delete a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the channel, then tap Delete channels:

    Or you can tap the channel, tap the kebab menu and tap Delete channels:

  4. Confirm that you want to delete the channel, tap DELETE in the modal window. You should see the following notification:

    Channel deleted

Topics

Create a topic in a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel and tap it.

  3. Tap the plus icon at the bottom.
  4. Enter a topic name to Topic name field.
  5. To upload the topic cover, tap Upload Cover and select required image/photo:

  6. To add an attachment, tap Attachments:

    Then tap Add New, select required file/photo/image, and tap the arrow icon:

  7. To add a related object to the topic, tap Related Objects:

    Then use the search field to find a required object and tap the circle next to it:

    Finally, tap the checkmark:

  8. Tap Settings:

    Here you can make your topic private (only the channel users will be able to see the topic), add tags, and disable comments for the topic. To make the topic private, tap Make Private. You should see that the following checkmark has appeared:

    To disable comments, tick Disable comments checkbox. To add a tag, enter a tag name to New Tag field and tap Go. Finally, save the changes, tap the arrow icon:

  9. To add the topic description, tap Add description:

    Then enter a text to the field and tap the checkmark at the top.

  10. To save all the changes, tap the checkmark:

    You should see the following notification:

    Topic created

    You should see the topic in the channel, for example:

Search for a topic

The instruction how to search for a topic is the same as for a channel. So, follow the steps from "Search for a channel" instruction.

Edit a topic

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel and tap it.

  3. Tap and hold on required topic, then tap Edit topic:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Edit topic:

  4. Edit the topic information and tap the checkmark:

Upload a file to a topic

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel and tap it.

  3. Tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Add files:

  4. Select required file and tap the arrow icon:

    You can check the file in Attachments section in the topic.

Download a file from a topic

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel and tap it.

  3. Tap the topic. Then tap and hold on required file in Attachments section. You should see the kebab menu on it.
  4. Tap the kebab menu on the file and tap Download:

Subscribe to a topic

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the topic, then tap Subscribe to the topic:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Subscribe to the topic:

    You should see the following notification:

    Subscribed to the topic

Unsubscribe from a topic

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the topic, then tap Unsubscribe from the topic:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Unsubscribe from the topic:

    You should see the following notification:

    Unsubscribed from the topic

Mark a topic as read/unread

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the topic, then tap:

    • Mark as read:

    • Mark as unread:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap:

    • Mark as read:

    • Mark as unread:

Add a comment to a topic

You can add a comment to a topic if comments are not disabled for it.

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap required topic and tap Add a comment:

  4. Enter your comment to the field and tap the checkmark:

    You should see your comment under the topic:

Move a topic to another channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the topic, then tap Move to channel:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Move to channel:

  4. Use the search field to find a channel you want to move move the topic to. Then tap the channel and tap MOVE at the bottom. You should see the following notification, for example:

    Topic moved to "attachment channel" channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the topic, then tap Copy link:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Copy link:

    You should see the following notification:

    Link copied to the clipboard

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Tap and hold on the topic, then tap Send to:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Send to:

  4. Use the search field to search for required user. Then tap the user.

  5. Tap SEND button at the bottom. You should see the following notification:

    Link sent

    The user should see the following message from you in a chat, for example:

Like a topic

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel.

  3. Use the search field to find required topic, then tap the heart icon:

    Or you can tap the topic and tap the heart icon:

    You should see that the heart icon is red now:

Customize the display of topics

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel and tap it.

  3. Tap the hamburger menu:

  4. Tap required option:

Delete a topic from a channel

  1. Tap the channels tab:

  2. Use the search field to find required channel and tap it.

  3. Use the search field to find required topic.
  4. Top and hold on the topic, then tap Delete topic:

    Or you can tap the topic, tap the kebab menu and tap Delete topic:

  5. Confirm that you want to delete the topic, tap DELETE in the modal window. You should see the following notification:

    Topic deleted