Broadcast Messaging

To send out a message to multiple users or groups from your list, follow these steps.

  1. Restore Softros LAN Messenger from the taskbar notification area.
  2. Access the Send Broadcast Message window by using one of the following methods:
    • Right-click the name of the group you would like to send the message to, and then click Send Message to Group.

      Context menu of a group
    • Right-click any user name in the list, and then click Send Broadcast Message.

      Context menu of a user
  3. In the Send Broadcast Message window, make sure the list of recipients of the broadcast message is complete and, if not, add more users or groups to it by checking the check boxes next to their names.

    Send Broadcast Message window
    Clicking Select above the list of recipients allows you to check:
    • Everyone – all users in the list.
    • Online – only online users.
    • Offline – only offline users.
    To cancel your selection, click No one.
  4. Enter the message and send it by using either of these methods:
    • Click Send.
    • Press ENTER on the keyboard.

To enter a message consisting of multiple lines, press CTRL+ENTER each time you need to start a new line.

The keyboard shortcuts mentioned above are set by default and can be modified on the Hot Key tab in the Settings dialog box.