Inbox
Learn the basic functions of the team inbox below.
Learn about SleekFlow's Basic Inbox Features

Sections and functions

Inbox screen has five main sections:
    1.
    Staff View Selector
    2.
    Conversation Module
    3.
    Chat Module
    4.
    Message Console
    5.
    Contact Information

1. Staff View Selector

Manage
You can use the staff view dropdown where you can select different views of the contacts and the mentioned, unassigned conversation.
Learn how to manage all conversations of teammates and how to toggle between tabs:
Search
You can search through conversations across all channels by typing keywords, contact names, or phone numbers into the search bar for all your existing conversations on the staff view selector.
Filter
Filter your conversations according to channel type or conversation status by using the drop-down menu on top of the search bar on the staff view selector.
Channels Filter
You may also filter conversation by labels.
Labels Filter
Check how to add or edit labels through this guide:

2. Conversation Module

Conversations are listed at the left of the Inbox screen. By default, the conversations sort by the most recent messages. It refreshes every time whenever a new filter is selected or an incoming message is received.
Conversation Status: View the conversations are "Open", "Snoozed", or "Closed". By default, it shows the "Open" conversations for better response to the customers.
Conversation:
Symbol/Indicator
Description
Channel
The small round logo at the bottom left of each conversation indicates which messaging channel the contact is come from.
For example, "Cenk" is using WhatsApp for messaging
Labels
The added labels are at the bottom of each conversation, allowing staff to have a wiser contact background.
Last Message
The date or time on the top right of each conversation box shows the last message sent or received. The text below the contact name shows part of the previous message sent or received. Click onto the conversation box will expand the whole conversation into Messaging Console.
Unread
If there is an unread message(s), there will be a blue bullet on the right of the conversation box.

3. Chat Module

You can select the messaging channel, change the conversation status, add or remove collaborators, and change the assignee on the Chat Module.
Messaging channel
You can switch the messaging channel to the contact.
Please note that multiple accounts added to the same channel will still display as one channel name. For example, if you have 3 WhatsApp accounts connected, you will only be able to filter them all with the Channel "WhatsApp".
Conversation status
Manage and set the conversation status. For example, you can change the conversation status from "Open" to "Closed" to end the conversation. You may change the status to "Snoozed" as well after setting a specific date and time for a conversation to re-open and remind yourself.
Learn more on how to manage conversations by setting status:
Collaborators
Add up to 5 collaborators on the chat module.
Both the contact owner and collaborators will receive notifications when there are new incoming messages.
You can remove a collaborator by clicking the "X" on the top right corner shown in its icon.
Learn how to manage conversations with your teammates:
Assignee
You can assign the conversation to other staff. The new assignee will take over the conversation instantly.
Learn more on how to assign conversations to different teams and staff:

Search conversation history

You can search the contact conversation history by keywords.
Click on the "magnifier" icon next to the channel name of each conversation to start searching.
Type in any keyword(s) or sentence(s) to search for the record. Click on the result, the system will direct you to the message instantly.

4. Message Console

You can load and view the whole conversation history from a contact, and you can respond to the contact. When a conversation is selected, the contact details will be loaded as well on the contact information located on the right side.
Send and Receive Messages
You can type messages on the bottom's input box and send both photos and files by dragging and dropping. Connecting to Official WhatsApp, users may need to send a template message to re-open the messaging window. Check this link for more details.
Quick Replies
Reply to your customer promptly while avoiding repetitive work in typing the same messages. Type "/" in the text box and choose a quick reply template to reply customer.
Learn more on how to use quick reply:
Audio Note
Record an audio note to instantly send voice messages to the recipient.
For more details about audio notes, please check here:
Note
Have an internal discussion with your teammates before replying to your customers. Sent messages using this function will be in orange text bubbles and will not be seen by your customers. You may either write a note-to-self or tag teammates by typing @ to mention your teammates in the conversations.
Learn how to mention your teammates and jot notes internally.

5. Contact Information

You can find the contact details of the selected contact. View, update the contact details or add/remove labels through this panel.

Advanced Inbox Features

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