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How to create a new live chat department

A department represents a business unit in your organization with specific responsibilities. Departments help you assign incoming visitors to the most suitable agents. You can create multiple departments to group your agents according to their responsibilities.

Please note that the department feature is only available in Comm100 Live Chat Business and Enterprise Edition. Click here to compare the features available on different versions.


Step by Step Instructions

  1. Log in to the Comm100 Control Panel.
  2. In the left navigation bar, go to Global Settings. Payment info-kb-001.png
  3. In the People drop-down menu, go to Departments.Departments - kb-001.png
  4. Turn on the Departments Toggle key and click the New Department button to create a new live chat department.Departments - kb-002.png
  5. On the New Department page, enter the Name and the Description to identify the department and then add agent(s) to the department.
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  6. Select the recipient of the offline messages sent to this Department. Departments - kb-005.png
  7. Click Save.

Now, you have successfully created a new live chat department and our system will automatically assign incoming chats and offline messages to the assigned departments.