Placing a Call

From the Home screen, you can use the Call icon to place a call quickly.

  1. In the Home screen, tap the Call icon.

    The Start A Call screen appears.

    Note: If you tap Multiselect, this displays the Start A Chat screen, from which you can select multiple users with which you want to have a conversation. See Starting a Multi-User Conversation for details.
  2. Select the contact that you want to call:
    1. If the contact is defined as a favorite, tap the link for that contact to start the call. (See About Favorites for more information on Favorites.)
    2. If the contact is a member of a group, tap the group to display the contacts that are members of the group, then tap on the member to start the call.
    3. Tap the search icon and type search text consisting of some or all of the contact's name. All contacts matching this search text are displayed. Tap the entry for the contact with which you want to start a call.
  3. When you have selected the person that you want to call, the screen indicates that you are making a call.