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Make a Group Connect call from the Sprint Direct Connect Now app

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2014

There are 2 types of Group Connect calls you can make. One is an on-the-fly (adhoc) from a select multiple contacts list and the other is a saved Group Connect.

  • Select the Direct Connect Now icon from the applications screen on your phone.
  • For an adhoc Group Connect call:
    1. Go to the Contacts tab, press and hold on the first person you want to be on the call. This will change to a select multiple screen with checkboxes to allow user to swipe through the list and add up to 20 participants.
    2. Once selected, click the Direct Connect icon at top of application.
    3. Press and hold the Push To Talk icon on the screen to initiate the call. Note: We recommend going into settings and modifying the PTT button to use the devices volume buttons and onscreen button. You also have a choice to save this group or to send an invite to the members.
    4. Release the button to receive a Direct Connect message.
    5. When you receive a message, you will see who is speaking from the group call.
  • For a Saved Group Connect:
    1. Click on the Groups tab.
    2. Select the Group Contact you would like to connect with.
    3. Press and hold the Push To Talk icon on the screen to initiate the call. Note: We recommend going into settings and modifying the PTT button to use the devices volume buttons and onscreen button.
    4. Release the button to receive a Direct Connect message.
    5. When you receive a message, you will see who is speaking from the group call.

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