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Zuri Chat App

This is a step by step user guide on all the functionalities in the zuri chat app.

Access Account#

Sign Up#

Creating an account can be done in two ways

Email and password#

  • The password has to be inputed twice.

  • Click on the terms and conditions, if everything is okay, tick the checkbox.

  • Click on Create Account.

  • A six digit OTP will be sent to your email address, copy and paste the code.

  • You will be redirected to the Sign in screen

    Google pending#

    Sign In#

    A registered email and password is used to access the account For forgotten password: To recover forgotten password the user is required to ;

  • Input the registered email

  • A 6 digit OTP is sent to the registered email.

  • Recieve and enter OTP

  • Enter and confirm new password

  • Navigate to sign in screen

  • Enter your email and new password

  • You will directed to the organization screen

Organization#

It displays the list of organizations a user belong to and also the option to add organizations, preferencs, help. Add An Organization This enable the user to ;

  • Create a new organization / Create a workplace
  1. Click on your verified email.
  2. Add the name of your organization.
  3. Add the project name your team is working on.
  4. Add the email address of team members or invite from contacts or copy and share your invite link. another email address can be used.
  • Sign in to another organization or workspace.
  1. Click on your verified email
  2. Enter organization url.another email address can be used.
  • Join another organization / workspace
  1. Click on your verified email.

  2. Enter organization url. another email address can be used.

    Preferences#

    Languages and region#

  • Select language
  1. click on language
  2. select the language of your choice
  3. click on okay
  • Timezone
  1. the timezone is generated automatically by default

  2. use the toggle button to set it manually

    Theme#

  • theme is set to dark mode by default
  • on click, a pop up with options will be displayed
  • after selecting mode of choice
  • click on set

Advanced#

  • Emoji Deluxe on tap, choose your default skin tone

  • Show image previews use the toggle button to set your preference, it's on by default

  • Open web pages in app use the toggle button to set your preference, it's on by default

  • Display typing indictors use the toggle button to set your preference, it's on by default

  • Allow animated image and emoji use the toggle button to set your preference, it's on by default

  • Optimize image uploads use the toggle button to set your preference, it's on by default

  • Reset Cache Pending

  • Force Stop Unsaved data may be lost.

    Send Feedback#

  • On tap, a compose feedback popup is displayed

  • typed in your feedback and click okay

Help Center Pending#

Privacy & Licences Pending#

Home Screen

Select organization or join organization, this takes you to the home page At bottom of the screen, you will find the Home screen, Dm screen and You screen logo. On the home screen, you will find ;

  • Jump to: It enables user to search
  • Threads:
  • Unreads:

Channels:#

  • To add a channel, click on the add channel button.

  • The user is directed to new channel screen.

  • Add channel name (it must be lowercase and without space).

  • Add channel description.

  • use the toggle button if you want the channel to be private.

  • Then click on the create button.

  • This creates the new channel and adds it to the home screen.

    DM Screen#

    Send and recieve messages

    You Screen#

    The profile picture and username of the user is displayed. Click on the picture and name will take the user to the edit profile screen. Users can set status, pause notifications, set yourself as away, saved item, view profile, notifications and preferences.

Edit Profile Screen#

Users can ;

  • Edit their full name
  • Display name (this is the name that will show up in zuri chat)
  • What i do (your job or course track)
  • Phone

Status#

Click on What's your status? takes the user to a screen ;

  • Emojis can be used
  • custom status are provided
  • after adding a status set it to a timed duration (i.e don't clear, clear after today)
  • click on save

Pause Notification#

  • On click the user is directed to Do not disturb page
  • Set the desired duration and save

Set Yourself As Away / Active#

Tap on it to change

Saved Item#

  • On click, the user is directed to another page.
  • All files and messages saved will be displayed.

View Profile#

  • On click, the user is directed to a new screen
  • The profile picture and username of user is displayed
  • Message (send a message to yourself, create a to-do-list)
  • Edit Profile
  • What I do i.e profession, course track
  • Status (what you are up to currently). You can edit it
  • Mobile Number
  • Email Address
  • Notification set the sound, general settings
  • Preferences