- 1 How do I change my Name, Picture, and Home Page?
- 2 How do I use emoticons and smilies?
- 3 How do I get my own xat chat group?
- 4 How do I find other people to chat to?
- 5 How do I turn off automatically sign in?
- 6 How do I block or unblock a user?
- 7 How do I Private Message a user
- 8 How do I Private Chat a user?
- 9 How do I add a user as a friend?
- 10 What do the colors on the user list mean?
- 11 How can I get help with something else?
Learn the essentials of xat mobile.
How do I change my Name, Picture, and Home Page?
To change your name, picture or home page, navigate to the "Me" section at the bottom of the app and click "Edit" at the top right. Set your desired name, avatar or homepage and then "Save" to save the changes.
How do I use emoticons and smilies?
Per usare le faccine, potrai usare scorciatoie da tastiera o le classiche faccine. Le scorciatoie sono quelle non fra parentesi, ad esempio ":-)" che è la scorciatoia di "(smile)". Non tutte le smilies hanno una scorciatoia. Le faccine regolari sono sono circondate da parentesi, per esempio "(XD)". Tutte le scorciatoie hanno delle faccine regolari hanno un codice, con l'eccezione di ":-*".
Here is a list of all current shorthand smilies and their related regular smiley:
- :), :-) - (smile)
- :d - (biggrin)
- ;), ;-) - (wink)
- :o, :-o - (eek)
- :p - (tongue)
- 8-) - (cool)
- :@ - (mad)
- :s - (confused)
- :$ - (redface)
- :(, :-( - (frown)
- :'( - (crying)
- |-) - (sleepy)
- :|, :-| - (rolleyes)
- :-* - N/A
- :[, :-[ - (vampire)
How do I get my own xat chat group?
Unfortunately you cannot make your own chat group via the application at this time.
How do I find other people to chat to?
To find other people to chat to, navigate to the "Groups" tab at the bottom of the application, and navigate the various sections to find a chat that appeals to you.
If you do not find anything, you can also search by clicking the magnifying glass icon at the top left and enter a keyword related to what kind of chats you are looking for.
How do I turn off automatically sign in?
You cannot turn off automatic sign in on the application and when you open the application you will be signed into the most recent chat you visited and did not close.
How do I block or unblock a user?
There is no way to totally block a user, however xat does have an ignore feature.
To ignore a user, either tap their name on the chat window, or via the user list and then click "ignore". This will suppress any messages, private messages, private chats, kisses etc that they send.
Note: Ignore expires after 12 hours.
How do I Private Message a user
To private message a user, either tap their name on the chat window or via the user list and click "Private Message". Enter the desired message in the box and tap "Send message".
How do I Private Chat a user?
To private chat a user, either tap their name via the chat window or via the user list and click "Private Chat". Tap on the message box at the bottom of the application and type your message, tap return to send it.
How do I add a user as a friend?
To add a user to your friend list, either tap on their name on the chat or via the user list and click "Add as Friend". To access your friends list, click the "Friends" tab at the bottom of the application.
What do the colors on the user list mean?
The colored pawn beside a users' name signifies their chat rank, however it may be overridden by a power they own or feature they have activated.
Guest is the default rank that you are automatically given on your first visit to a chat.
Member rank usually given to regular chatters. They also have the ability to post links in main chat.
Moderators can make members, kick, and ban inappropriate visitors for up to 6 hours.
Owners can make moderators, kick and permanently ban inappropriate visitors. Main owners can make owners and can edit the chat's settings.
Banned users cannot type messages in main chat, private message or private chat users that do not have them added as a friend.