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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Receive a call in Enhanced Push-to-Talk for iPhone

  1. Ensure you are in Available status.
  2. A ‘chirp’ tone will alert you of an incoming Enhanced Push-to-Talk call. If the application is not open, iPhone will also display a notification.
  3. Tap the notification to open the application.

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  4. When your contact speaks, the on-screen button will turn red and a dialogue bubble will appear with their chosen display name indicating that they ‘have the floor’.
    Note: While caller is speaking, tapping the button will produce an ‘error’ tone and message.

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  5. To reply, tap and hold the on-screen button, and begin speaking after the ‘chirp’ sound.

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  6. The microphone button will turn and remain 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 will also indicate that you are speaking.
  7. When no one is speaking, the button will be grey. End the call at any time by tapping End Call.

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  8. After call ends, it appears on the Home tab Home tab icon, under “History”.