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.
Place a manual or one-time call in Enhanced Push-to-Talk for Android devices
From the “Home” tab tap the keypad icon .
Enter the desired phone number, and then tap the call button. Note: If individual is unavailable or is not a current Enhanced Push-to-Talk subscriber, attempting the call produces an ‘error’ tone and message.
Manual Enhanced Push-to-Talk call is ready. Tap and hold the on-screen button to initialize call and begin speaking after the ‘chirp’ sound. 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.
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.
When your contact replies, the on-screen button turns red indicating that they ‘have the floor’. Note: When the button is red, a dialogue bubble also indicates that they are speaking.
When no one is speaking, the button is grey. End the call at any time by tapping End Call.
After call ends, it appears on the “Home” tab under “Most Recent”.