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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Place a manual or one-time call in Enhanced Push-to-Talk for Android devices

  1. From the “Home” tab Home tab icon tap the keypad icon keypad icon.

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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.

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  6. When no one is speaking, the button is grey. End the call at any time by tapping End Call.

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  7. After call ends, it appears on the “Home” tab Home tab icon under “Most Recent”.

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