How to Use Live Chat Offline Messaging

Updated on January 4, 2022

Live Chat Offline Messaging

If you are not logged into the Portal when a customer tries to chat with you, you’ll receive an email notification with their information.

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1. Offline Message Overview #

Here’s how customers will contact you via Live Chat when you’re offline.

#1: Customer will fill out a contact form.
After the customer clicks on the Live Chat bubble on your website, they’ll see a message that lets them know you are offline.

Here’s what that looks like:

#2: You will receive an email notification.
Once the customer submits the contact form, you will receive an email notification with their name, email address, and message.

Here’s what it will look like:

2. Set Email Notifications for Offline Messages #

You can set your Portal up to email you or office staff when a person starts a live chat when you’re not logged in to the Portal. This way, you can get back to them at a later time by responding directly to the customer’s email address. 

*Offline Live Chat messages will not appear in the Portal.

Here’s how to set up email notifications:

#1: Log in to your ServicersWeb Client Portal and navigate to the Live Chat Module Tab.
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#2: Click Enable in the Email Notifications for Live Chat Section
This is the radio button in the Status section.

#3: Add users to receive email notifications
You can choose multiple users from the dropdown list under Who Receives the Notification to receive these emails.

*The recipient must be an active user to receive the notifications.