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.

Back to product page

Place a group call in Enhanced Push-to-Talk for Android devices

  1. From the “Groups” tab Groups tab icon, scroll to desired group, and then tap group name. Alternately, you may tap the checkbox, and then tap Call.

    actions in the photo are explained in the text

  2. Your Enhanced Push-to-Talk group call is ready. Tap and hold the on-screen button to initialize call and begin speaking after the ‘chirp’ sound.
    Note: If entire group is unavailable, tapping group name produces an ‘error’ tone and message.

    actions in the photo are explained in the text

  3. The microphone button turns and remains green as long as you continue to hold it, indicating that you ‘have the floor’. When you finish speaking, release the button.
    Note: When the button is green, a dialogue bubble also indicates that you are speaking.

    actions in the photo are explained in the text

  4. When a group member replies, the on-screen button turns red indicating that they ‘have the floor’.
    Note: When the button is red, a dialogue bubble also indicates who is speaking.

    actions in the photo are explained in the text

  5. When no one is speaking, the button is grey. End the call at any time by tapping End Call.
    Note: If you are using a Samsung Rugby Pro device, you may assign your side key (button above the volume control key) to the Enhanced Push-to-Talk application and use it in place of the on-screen button.

    actions in the photo are explained in the text

  6. After call ends, it appears on the “Home” tab Home tab icon.

    actions in the photo are explained in the text