Q: What devices is AstraChat supported on?

A: AstraChat Mobile is designed for Android, BlackBerry 10 and Apple iOS devices.
AstraChat Desktop is available for Windows, Linux and Mac.

Q: What packages do AstraChat offer?

A: We offer hosted, on premise and private cloud solutions and can tailor a package to suit your individual business needs and corporate requirements.

Q: Can we use AstraChat on multiple clients at the same time?

A: Yes, connect from as many locations and devices as you want and receive messages from your contacts relayed to every device you are using. Never miss a message and seamlessly continue conversations across multiple platforms and locations.

Q : How much does it cost?

A : The AstraChat Mobile client is free.
For more information on Desktop and hosted solutions and a quotation tailored to your requirements fill in our contact form and a representative will be in touch.

Q: How do I know when my friends have read my message?

A: Chek the message status:

  1. pendingThe message is pending.
  2. sentThe message has been sent to the server.
  3. deliveredThe message is delivered to the recipient.
  4. readThe message has been read by the recipient.
Q: How do I log out?

A: Close the app from the task switcher to log out.

Q: How can I configure the Notifications

A: iPhone

  1. Go to Phone Settings > Notification Center > Include/Style
  2. Tap AstraChat
  3. Change the settings to your requirements.

Android

  1. Go to Settings > Notification
  2. Change the settings to your requirements.
Q: I can't send photos or set profile pictures on my iPhone

A: Please check that you granted AstraChat access to your Photos:

Go to your iPhone's Settings - Privacy, then find AstraChat in the list and turn it ON.

Q: How do I create a Group Chat?

A: Android:

  1. Tap the "+" icon on top right corner on Contacts list > Tap "Create new group"
  2. Input a group name for your group chat
  3. Tap "Add Participant" > Choose your friend > Tap the icon on top right corner
  4. Tap the "create group chat" icon on top right corner.
  5. Your group chat will displayed on your Group Contacts list.

iOS:

  1. Tap the "+" icon on top right corner on Contacts list > Tap "Create new group"
  2. Input a group name for your group chat
  3. Tap "Add Participant" > Choose your friend > Tap the icon on top right corner
  4. Tap the "create group chat" icon on top right corner.
  5. Your group chat will displayed on your Group Contacts list.
Q: How do I delete or exit the group chat?

A: If the group chat was created by you, you can delete your group. But if you are only a participant/ member of the group chat you only can exit/leave group.

Android:

  1. Tap and hold the group chat that you want to delete
  2. The group info will appear
  3. Choose "Delete" to delete the group, or
  4. Choose "Exit" to exit the group

iOS:

  1. Swipe right on the group chat that you want to delete > Choose "Delete", or
  2. Swipe left on the group chat that you want to leave > choose "Exit"
Q : How do I invite/add other friends to an existing group?

A: Android:

  1. On the chat view of the group, tap the group avatar.
  2. Choose "Edit"
  3. Tap "Add Participant" > Choose the friend that you want to add
  4. Tap the icon on top right corner.
  5. Tap "OK"

iOS:

  1. On chat view of the group, tap the "+" icon
  2. Choose "Add Participants"
  3. Choose the friend that you want to add > Tap "Add"
  4. Tap "OK"
Q: How do I rejoin a group?

A: You can rejoin a group chat after exiting if you still have the group conversation on your chat list.

Android:

  1. Go to Chats list
  2. Tap and hold the group that you wish to rejoin.
  3. Choose "Rejoin"
Q: My question isn't listed above

A: AstraChat support will be able to help with any other questions or issues. You can contact them by email