You are here: Configure Settings > Set up Messaging Preferences

Set up Messaging Preferences

You can set up preferences for IM and SMS under Settings > Messages.

To access message settings:

  1. Click from the bottom toolbar.
    Select Virtual Office >Settings from the Virtual Office desktop app menu.
  2. Go to Messages.

Note: By default, the new chat view is enabled. To access the old chat view, clear the Enable Beta Conversation View check box under Settings > Messages.

The settings for messages allow you to manage:

Option Functionality
Spell Checking Use an automatic spell check mechanism when typing a chat message. If you misspell a word, or enter a word not stored in the 8x8 dictionary, the word is underlined in red. For details, refer to Use Message Spell Check.
Chat Window Consolidate multiple chat conversations into a single window with multiple tabs saving screen space. For details, refer to View Multiple Chats.
Message Style Show chat messages in bubble style. For details, refer to Customize Chat Layout.
Enable Beta Conversation View Show the new chat layout. By default, this option is enabled, making the above options invisible. To access the above options, clear the Enable Beta Conversation View check box.


Send us your feedback