Chapter 2: Communication

In this chapter we show you some of the best ways to GET CONNECTED and communicate with friends and family.

 

There are 3 key icons that we run through in this section.

  • Text (the basic way to communicate)
  • Whatsapp (instant messages and group chats)
  • FaceTime (video communication)

SENDING A TEXT MESSAGE

  • Go to the green speech chat bubble on your homepage and click onto it.
  • Click on the top right corner to write a new message (pen & paper icon). It maybe blue.
  • Type the name of the recipient (if you have saved this in your contacts list) or their mobile telephone number beside the To:
  • Add message into the content area next to the blue arrow at the bottom.
  • You can also take a photograph and send this instead, or as well as, a message. Click on the grey camera button to the left of the message space and take a photograph.
  • Press the blue arrow to send your message or photograph.
  • Replies will arrive on the left hand side of the conversation.
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SENDING A WHATSAPP MESSAGE

  • Got to the green Whatsapp bubble with phone icon and click onto it.
  • Click on the top right corner to write a new message (pen & paper icon).
  • Type out the name of the recipient (or scroll through your contacts). 
  • You can send to more than one person at a time by creating a New Group and adding several people. You will be asked for a name for a group.
  •  Add message into the content area next to the blue arrow.
  • When ready - click arrow to send your message.
    • 1 Grey arrow = message sent
    • 2 Grey arrows = message delivered 
    • 2 Blue arrows = message read 
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MAKING A FACETIME VIDEO CALL

  • Go to the green FaceTime video camera icon and click onto it.
  • Click blue + arrow top right corner to search for person to call.
  • Choose their name.
  • Choose audio or video (if you want them to see you and you them).
  • Wait for your friend to pickup. It is just like a making a mobile call.
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