@mention others

Get someone’s attention by @mentioning them.

  1. Type @ before the person’s name and matching names will display as you type (Figure 1).

Figure 1 @mention

  1. Select the person you want from the list and the name will turn blue in your text box (Figure 2).

Figure 2 Selected person

Note: You can @mention multiple people simultaneously.

  1. You can also mention @all or @online in chats with less than 30 members (Figure 3 and Figure 4).


Figure 3 @all


Figure 4 @online

When you send your message, the person you @mention will receive a red alert in their notifications. Likewise, if someone @mentions you, it appears in your notifications in red too (Figure 5).

Figure 5 View @mentions

Your mentions appear in highlighted red to help you identify where you are tagged in a message (Figure 6).

Figure 6 Highlighted @mention

  1. Click an @mention badge sent in a chat to open the chat with this person.
  2. If you are not yet connected with this person, you can send them a connection request (Figure 7).

Figure 7 Send connection request window

If you are mentioned in a public room where you are not a member, you will receive the notification but you will not be able to see the message unless you join the room (Figure 7, Figure 8 and Figure 9).

Figure 7 @mention notification

Figure 8 Join a room

Figure 9 Message

If you are mentioned in a private room where you are not a member, you will not receive any notification.