Getting Started Tips

New to Voxer and don't know what to do? Here are four tips to help you get to Voxing right away!

1. Find your friends by looking them up in the Voxer Directory by Email or Full Name - Connect with your friends already using Voxer! 
  • On an iPhone, go to your contacts list> select "Search for People" > type full name or email address into the search field. Make sure you type in the entire name/email address even if it says "Sorry we could not find that person." Then click on the name that appears and click "Add." Once you add the contact, they will appear in your address book! See "Get More Friends On Voxer" for your iPhone here
  • On an Android, tap the friends tab > tap the magnifying glass > enter your friend's full name or email address > select "Tap here to search for (your friend) on the Voxer network" > select their name and tap on the "+/Add" button. This will add them to your friends tab.  Find them in your friends tab > tap their profile picture > select "Vox."  You are now in a chat with your friend and can begin sending messages! See "Get More Friends on Voxer" for your Android here
  • On WP8, swipe to the right three times until you get to the "contacts" screen > Search contact by full name or email address > Select the user you wish to Vox with > Select Vox. 
*Note: if you are having trouble finding your friend because there are many people on the Voxer network with their name (ie. "John Smith" or "Jennifer Parker"), try searching by their e-mail address rather than by their full name.

2.  Add your phone number to your Voxer profile - 
this will allow the app to match you with friends in your address book!
  • To access your profile on your iPhone, go to My Profile  and click "Edit" in the upper right hand corner. Under Private Information, you will see your phone number. Enter your phone number. 
  • To access your profile on Android, go to your "Me" tab > tap the edit pen at the top of the screen > tap in blank phone number field further down the screen > enter phone number. 
  • To access your profile on WP8, swipe to the right until the "my profile" page > select edit pen at the bottom of the screen > enter phone number. 
*And don't worry, we won't share your number with anyone! Be sure to enter the correct digits into your profile, otherwise you may be matched with people you don't know!

3. Invite friends to download Voxer via SMS invite - 
Invite other iPhone or Android friends to download Voxer and Vox with you via SMS!
  • From your iPhone, go to "Invite friends" > select your friends to invite > tap "Invite."
  • For Android, tap "Invite friends to Voxer" via your settings tab (three squares in the upper right hand corner) > select friends to invite > tap "Invite."

4. Start a chat and Vox your friends! - 
You can chat with your friends one-on-one or as a group!
  • To chat in a 1:1 chat, tap on your Chats tab or > select a friend's profile > tap the vox button. 
  • To start a group chat from your iPhone, go to your Chats list > select the icon that looks like a pencil and pad in the lower right hand corner > your Contacts list should pop up > then select all the friends you want to create a chat with > tap "Create" in the upper right hand corner> name your new chat (and if you are a PRO user, turn your Admin control on or off and save. Start Voxing! 
  • To start a group chat on Android, go to your "Contacts" tab > select friends to chat with > name chat at the bottom of your screen > tap "Vox."
  • For WP8, swipe to the left until you reach the "contacts" page > select new chat button > search by name or email address user(s) you want to chat with > select checkmark > hit orange button to start voxing

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