AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk

Learn how to use your Enhanced Push-to-Talk service to talk almost instantly to other subscribers walkie-talkie style using their supported regular devices and smartphones. Use our self-help resources to learn how to place and receive calls, manage contacts and groups, send and receive alerts, and understand notifications.

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Customize settings in Enhanced Push-to-Talk for Android devices

  1. From the “Home” tab Home tab icon, tap/click the phone’s Menu key, and then tap Settings.

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  2. Settings menu appears.
    • To change checked settings, tap the checkbox(es) to unselect.
    • To select unchecked settings, tap the checkbox(es).
    • Tap down arrows to customize settings with multiple options.

  3. Alerts and Sounds: These settings only apply to Enhanced Push-to-Talk

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    • “Bluetooth” (defaults to enabled/checked); to disable Bluetooth for Enhanced Push-to-Talk, tap the checkbox.
    • “Vibrate Alert” (defaults to enabled/checked); to disable vibration for Enhanced Push-to-Talk alerts, tap the checkbox.
    • “Audible Alert “(defaults to enabled/checked); to disable alert tone for Enhanced Push-to-Talk alerts, tap the checkbox.
    • “Alert Repeat” (defaults to once); tap the down arrow, and then tap the radio button to select “Once”, “Repeat”, or “Continuous”.

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    • “Privacy Mode” (defaults to earpiece); tap the down arrow, and then tap the radio button to select “Mute”, or “Earpiece”.

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  4. Notification Control: These settings only apply to Enhanced Push-to-Talk

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    • “Instant Personal Alert” (defaults to enabled/checked); to disable, tap the checkbox.
    • “Missed Call Alert” (defaults to enabled/checked); to disable, tap the checkbox.

  5. Information: These settings only apply to Enhanced Push-to-Talk

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    • “Show Avatar” (defaults to disabled/unchecked); to enable, tap the checkbox.
    • “Contact/Group Color” (defaults to enabled/checked); to disable, tap the checkbox.
    • “Contacts Sorting” (defaults to alphabetical); tap the down arrow, and then tap the radio button to select “By Alphabetical”, or “By Availability”.

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    • “Display Name” (defaults to ATT); tap the down arrow, type desired display name and then tap “OK“.

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    • “Capacity” To display current Enhanced Push-to-Talk capacity, tap the down arrow to view, and then tap the “X” to return.

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    • “About” To display additional information about the Enhanced Push-to-Talk application, tap the down arrow to view, and then tap the “X” to return.

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  6. Actions: These settings only apply to Enhanced Push-to-Talk

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    • “Show Tutorial” Tap the down arrow to launch the Enhanced Push-to-Talk tutorial in the browser.
    • “Restore Default Settings” To restore all settings to default, tap Restore and then tap Yes to confirm.

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    • “Logout” To log out of the Enhanced Push-to-Talk application, tap the down arrow, and then tap Yes to confirm.

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    • “Auto Start” (defaults to enabled/checked); to disable, tap the checkbox.
    • “Wi-Fi” (defaults to disabled/unchecked); to enable, tap the checkbox.
  7. When you are done, tap/click the phone’s Back button to return to the “Home” tab Home tab icon.