Choose your mode

You can choose between two modes on Symphony - Essential Collaboration or Capital Markets. Each mode has unique defaults and features designed to help users get the most out of Symphony. 

Essential Collaboration mode

  • Built for those in development, IT and day-to-day operations at financial services firms
  • Key features: A clean and simple interface, choice between light or dark visual theme, tabs for multitasking, configurable workspaces and pinned chats (Figure 1)

Figure 1 Essential Collaboration mode

Capital Markets mode

  • Built for those who work in capital markets or collaborate with clients and other external contacts on Symphony.
  • Key features: A dark, condensed visual theme and notification sounds enabled by default, built-in workspace exclusively for external chats, separate chat lists for individual workspaces, timestamps automatically enabled, ability to drag and drop a chat from a chat list to another workspace tab to add it to the workspace, and an Activity Feed to monitor all incoming messages (Figure 2)

Figure 2 Capital Markets mode

Selecting your mode

  1. On Symphony, select the Settings icon (Figure 3).


Figure 3 Settings

  1. Select the General tab.
  2. Select Essential Collaboration or Capital Markets (Figure 4).


Figure 4 Modes