Iflow Pal for Android - Getting Started

Download the App

  • Open this link from your Android phone (or search for Iflow Pal on Google Play)
  • Click Install to start the download and install procedure.

Welcome Screen

You see this the first time you run the app. Click sign-up to create a new Iflow Pal user.

Signing Up

  • Enter a username between 5 and 15 characters long. No spaces but you can use dashes.
  • Choose a password between 6 and 15 characters lone. Again don't use spaces.
  • If you already have a circle password then click Yes, join a circle.

Joining a Circle

  • Tap on the Circles Tab to open the Circles screen and tap Join Private Circle on the screen.
  • Enter the 4 digit prefix of the password in first box provided.
  • Enter the main password in the second box.
  • Click Join

Some circles require you to register your mobile number before letting you join. After following the steps to join a circle you may be asked for your mobile number.

  • Enter your mobile number in the box provided.
  • Select the country of your mobile operator.
  • Click Next
  • You are immediately sent a 4-digit activation code by SMS.
  • Enter the activation code in the box provided and click Next
  • Once the code is accepted you have successfully joined the circle.

All circles that you join are listed in the Cirlce's screen. Likewise the Contacts screen lists all contacts that you're connected with through mutual circles.

Sending a message to a circle

  • Select the Circle tab.
  • Tap the circle you want to send a message to.
  • This opens the thread for that circle. Type your message.
  • Click Send.

All members of the circle will receive the message.

Sending a message to an individual

  • Select the Contacts tab.
  • Highlight one or more contacts to receive your message.
  • Type your message.
  • Click Send.

Only the contacts you selected will receive the message outside of any circle.

Reading New Messages

  • Select the Threads tab. Here you see all new messages.
  • Tap the message you'd like to read. This opens the conversation thread for the user or circle.

Notification of New Messages

When the App is closed you are notified of new messages by a message notification similar to email on your phone's screen. You can tap this notification to automatically launch Iflow Pal.

  • Select the Threads tab. Here you see all new messages.
  • Tap the message you'd like to read. This opens the conversation thread for the user or circle.

Deleting Messages

  • Select the Threads tab.
  • Tap the thread you want to delete.
  • Show the menu by tapping the android menu button.
  • Select Delete Thread

Deleting a thread removes all messages sent and received from a circle or individual contact. The thread will start again the first time a message is sent or received again.

Create Your Own Circle

  • Select the Circles tab.
  • Select Add New Circle
  • Enter a name for your circle.
  • The circle's 4 digit password prefix is created for you.
  • Tap the Done button.
  • Now tell other Iflow Pal users your password to let them join. The circle's password is the prefix and main password together.

Circle Info Screen

  • Tap the Circles tab.
  • Tap the circle you want to look at. This opens the message thread.
  • Tap the Android menu button and choose Circle Info

The Circle Info screen shows details of the circle including the list of members and the join password.

Leave a circle

  • From the Circle Info screen tap the Android menu button.
  • Select Leave Circle.

See Circle Info Screen to find out how to open the Cirle Info screen.

Delete a circle

You can delete circles that you create.

  • From the Circle Info screen tap the Android menu button.
  • Select Delete Circle.

See Circle Info Screen to find out how to open the Cirle Info screen.

Mute a circle

You can mute all notifications of messages for a circle that you've joined.

  • From the Circle Info screen click the Mute Alerts option box.

See Circle Info Screen to find out how to open the Cirle Info screen.

 
 
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