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live chat

Odoo Live Chat helps the user to have direct communication with the website visitors. A dialogue box will be opened when any user contacts through the website. This simple dialog box on the screen will help the customer to communicate easily with sales representatives. This will improve the prospect of the business. The live chat will also speed up the sale process. IT will also enable the business to ensure direct communication with the customers.

For availing this facility, install a live chat app.

On entering the application, you can see already created live chat channels. Here, you can also choose to create a new live chat. This can be done by clicking Create.

Odoo Live Chat

On clicking the CREATE button, the user will be navigated to a fresh window. You can find the window given below.

Odoo Live Chat

The user can add the name to create a new chat. Then click the add button to add operators.

Odoo Live Chat

Prepare automatic messages

The user can prepare automatic messages using Live Chat. For this go to the Options section in the channel form. There you can set several messages. The user can make use of these messages in a way that the message will automatically appear on the chat when a user visits the website. This attracts the visitors and prompts them to communicate through a live chat.

The user can also customize the messages at Options.

Odoo Live Chat

Text of the button: This is the default Text displayed on the Livechat Support Button.

Welcome Message: The user can set an automated welcome message that your visitors can view when they enter the website.

Chat Input Placeholder: This is the text that prompts the user to start a chat.

Channel Rules

In the channel form, a user can define the rules for a Live Chat. For example, the user can enable a chat in selected countries only. This selection can be made based on the knowledge of the language used in that particular country. If you are not able to communicate in the local language of a particular country, then the chat box can be kept hidden for that particular country.

Odoo Live Chat

Chatting with customers

In order to start a conversation with a customer, the user will have to create a channel and publish it on the website. This can be done in a few steps. GO TO WEBSITE OPTION which can be found on the right top corner of your channel form.

Odoo Live Chat

On clicking this, the user will be redirected to the website page as given below.

Odoo Live Chat

The user can also toggle the Published settings by clicking on the UNPUBLISHED button on the top right corner.

Odoo Live Chat

The Live chat will start the moment the operator joins a channel.

The conversations created by the visitors will appear in the Discuss module as Direct messages.

Canned responses

Canned reactions are the reactions that the operator creates to answer to expected queries. IT can also be defined as predetermined reactions. Composing short messages instead of long sentences will save the time of the operator.

A user can add canned responses. This can be done in a few steps. Go to LIVE CHAT > Configuration > Canned Responses.

A user can create as many canned reactions as they need.

To use the canned response, simply type “:” . This will be followed by the shortcut assigned by the operator.

Odoo Live Chat