Conversation Workflow

The customer initiates a conversation from the website front end - through the widget.

For example: Customer types in 'hi'

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Automated response set in channel greeting message will immediately be displayed on the screen as a reply.
In addition, two more automated messages will be sent by 'bot' to collect customer's information - email id - for further communication and record.

Campaigns

If the customer does not initiate conversation and you have enabled Campaign message, the message will be displayed on the screen just above the widget to attract customer attention.

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Pre Chat Forms

If we have enabled Pre Chat forms in Inbox, as soon as the customer clicks on chat widget, the message requesting for name and e-mail id will appear on screen as below.

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<img src={require('./images/prechatform.png').default} width="800" alt="OneChat Widget Pre Chat Form " />

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Now let us look at how this message is captured in the Agent Dashboard.

Conversations

Go to the home screen of OneChat Agent Dashboard.

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Click on Conversations. Then click on All. The conversation which the customer has initiated can be seen here.

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The details of the conversation open up in the right-hand side panel.

Assign Agent

If the inbox has been created with 'auto assign' not clicked, the conversation will not be automatically assigned to any agent.
Click on the drop-box below Assigned Agent and select the Agent name. You can change the agents assigned here at any time.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens5.png').default} width="800" alt="Assign Agent to Conversation Drop Down" />

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Assign Team

Click on the drop-box below Assigned Team and select the team to which this conversation belongs.

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Assign Labels

Click on Add Labels below Conversation Labels and select the category to which this conversation belongs.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens7.png').default} width="800" alt="Assign Lable to Converesation Drop Down" />

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You can see in the below screenshot that all actions done by you are seen in the chat window in Agent Dashboard.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens4.png').default} width="800" alt="Actions done are recorded Chat screen" />

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Reply for the Conversation

You can reply to the customer's conversation by typing in the Reply area. Shift+enter will enable you to start typing in a new line.

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Click on the Send button to send your message to the customer.

Various options are there in the Reply area to enhance the messages.
<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens9.png').default} width="50" alt="Emoji Button" /> This Button is to select and include Emoji in the message.
<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens10.png').default} width="50" alt="Attachment Button" /> This Button is to select and include attachments in the message.
<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens12.png').default} width="50" alt="Rich Text Editor Button" /> This Button enables to use the Rich Text Editor. Additional options appear on the Reply screen as shown below.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens11.png').default} width="800" alt="Chat Reply Window" />

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Once the message is typed and edited, you need to tick the checkbox to send the message to the customer. Below is an example of how the message will look like when a Rich text editor is used. If you want to go back to normal text, click on the rich text editor button again.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens13.png').default} width="800" alt="Rich Text Edite Message Screen" />

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How to Send Canned Responses

Suppose you wish to include already prepared canned responses responses as reply, type '/' and give the short name of the message. An example is given below. Once you type '/', available canned responses will be listed and you can select from these.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens14.png').default} width="800" alt="Canned Response Selection Window" />

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Private Chat with Agents

There is an option to discuss the customer's conversation with another fellow agent if you need some more clarification. This option is available just beside the Reply tab, named Private Note.

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Type '@' in the Private Note Window and all agents who have been added to this team will be listed. Select the agent and type in the message that you want to consult with this agent.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens16.png').default} width="800" alt="Agent Selection Screen" />

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Click on Add Note to send the message. You can see a locked sign on the message that you sent. This message will not be visible to the customer.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens17.png').default} width="800" alt="Message to Agent Window" />

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The second agent to whom the private chat is addressed, will receive a notification in his account.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens18.png').default} width="800" alt="OneChat Home Screen" />

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Replies sent by second agent will be visible in your private chat window.
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Delete Message
There is an option to delete the message which you have already sent. Click on the 3 dots(...) beside the sent message.
Option is available to copy or delete the message.
Click on Delete. The message will be deleted.

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Sending E-mails

Once the End user has provided their e-mail id through the conversation, Agent can send the chat conversation in email to the customer.
The email ID will be listed against the name of the Customer in the details window. The email ID will be automatically added to the Contacts also.
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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens18b.png').default} width="800" alt="Customer email ID display screen" />

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Click on the 3 dots on the top right hand side of the screen. There is an option to send transcript. Click on it.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens18c.png').default} width="800" alt="Customer email ID display screen" />

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A screen opens up with first option as 'Send the transcript to assigned agent' and second option as 'Send the transcript to another email address'.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens18d.png').default} width="800" alt="Send Transcript options" />

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An email can be send to agents in the team by selecting the first option. By selecting second option, and giving the email Id of the end user, the chat transcript can be send to the customer.

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<img src={require('./images/howconversationhappens18e.png').default} width="800" alt="Send Transcript to Customer Option" />

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Click on Submit. A message will be displayed "The chat transcript was sent successfully". The End user will receive the chat transcript in his email inbox.

Sending Emails from Widget

Once the conversation has been marked as 'Resolved' by the agent, an option will appear on the OneChat Widget as 'Request a conversation transcript'. Customer can click on this and record the conversation in email.

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<img src={require('./images/sendingemailsfromwidget.png').default} width="800" alt="OneChat widget Send Transcript to Customer Option" />

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If the Customer clicks on this, an email will be sent to Customer and a message will be displayed on top of the Widget as 'The chat transcript was sent successfully'

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<img src={require('./images/sendingemailsfromwidget1.png').default} width="800" alt="OneChat widget email sent message screen" />

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Transferring Agents

You can transfer the ticket/issue to another agent by selecting a different agent from Assign Agent option. The whole conversation will be visible to the newly selected agent.

Changing Conversation Status or setting Reminders

Conversation Statuses

OneChat conversations can be toggled into the following statuses:

Pending : The pending status is used by bot integrations in OneChat to keep the conversations in a temporary state before the agent can start taking a look at it. Once the bot finishes triaging the conversation, It toggles the status into open. The agent can toggle back the conversation into this state if they want the conversation to be handled by the bot again.
This status is useful when your OneChat instance has an Agent bot or Dialogflow integration enabled.

Open : The default conversation status in OneChat for a new conversation unless a Bot Integration is enabled. These are conversations from customers waiting on a reply from the agent.

Snoozed : If you don't have the full information to resolve a conversation and is expecting further replies, You can toggle the conversation in snoozed statues. This status is also helpful in cases where you need extra time to investigate about the issue and want to move the conversation away from your primary support queue. Snoozed status is also a helpful way to set reminders on a conversation that you want to get to later.

The followed options are supported for Snoozed:
Snooze Until Next Reply
Snooze Until Tomorrow
Snooze Until Next Week

Resolved : These are conversations which has been addressed and requires no further communication. The Resolved status is equivalent to closing the customer support ticket.

Workflow

The agent can choose appropriate conversation status once the solution is conveyed to the customer.

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The allowed options are given below:



The Conversations can be selected and viewed as per their status on the Conversation section as below.

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Note: When an agent changes the conversation status to open, the conversation will automatically assign to that agent.
CSAT

Once the ticket or conversation is marked as 'Resolved', if the CSAT option is enabled, the survey will be sent to customer in the widget as below

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<img src={require('./images/csat1.png').default} width="800" alt="OneChat Widget CSAT Screen" />

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The response from the customer can be viewed in CSAT section in Reports.

Previous Conversations

Once the conversation has been marked as resolved and CSAT has already been obtained - next time the same customer starts a new conversation, the previous conversation associated with the customer will be shown on the screen. This will help the agent to understand the history of the customer's issue.

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<img src={require('./images/previousconversation1.png').default} width="800" alt="OneChat Conversation Window" />

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Click on the name below the Previous Conversation and the details of the past conversation opens up as below. This can be used as reference for the agent.

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<img src={require('./images/previousconversation2.png').default} width="800" alt="OneChat Conversation Window" />

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If there has been more than one conversation from the same customer, all will be listed under Previous Conversations. Agent can select which ones to view.
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