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These are the new features and enhancements introduced in recent releases of HCL Sametime® for Web Chat Client.
After you log in, you can exchange text chats with your chat partners and more.
System requirements
This document provides minimum system requirements for HCL Sametime 11.6. Higher maintenance levels, such as fix packs and service packs, may be supported as they become available.
Starting Sametime
After you click the link below, you can start the HCL Sametime® Web Chat client application.
Starting a chat
When your contact list is populated with the names of individual contacts and groups, it is easy to start a chat with them.
Display availability status
Display your location and contact information in your status card when you are online. Others see this information when they hover their cursor over your name in the contact list or engage in an online chat with you.
Adding contacts to my contact list
The contact list is a list of people with whom you frequently chat.
Starting a Meeting?
You can start a meeting through the Meetings option from the drop-down menu, or click the Launch invite and send button to instantly send a meeting invite in the conversation box.
Keyboard shortcuts and other accessibility features
Accessibility features help users who have a disability, such as restricted mobility or limited vision, to use information technology products successfully. HCL® strives to provide products with usable access for everyone regardless of age or ability.
Add people to your contact list, give them nicknames, and organize them into groups.
Adding a group to my contact list
Populate your contact list by adding groups to it.
How do I control who can see me online?
Create a privacy list to control who sees you when you are online.
Inviting users to an existing chat
If you are in a text chat with one chat partner, you can quickly invite someone from your contact list to join the chat. A chat with more than two chat partners is referred to as a group chat.
There are other things you can do to get the most out of your instant messaging experience.
How do I change my availability status?
When you change your availability status, you can also customize the message that others see.
How do I create contact nicknames?
If two people in your contact list have the same first and last names, you might have difficulty telling their names apart. You can easily identify each person by creating unique nicknames.
Chat task reference
This reference describes how to perform common Chat tasks.