Discussion settings


The Discussion settings allow you to adjust several settings for this discussion.

Display the Discussion settings

iOS
  1. In your discussions list, tap the discussion to display it.

  2. Tap Discussion settings .

Android
  1. In your discussions list, tap the discussion to display it.

  2. Tap Discussion Settings.

Discussion settings options

iOS

Mute notifications

Enable this option to stop receiving notifications of new messages in this discussion.

Choose a duration or a time or an end date or indefinitely.

Send read receipts

You can choose whether or not your correspondent(s) receive(s) a confirmation that you have read their messages in this discussion. This information can then be displayed in Message Info.

By default, when Olvid is installed, the read confirmation setting is globally disabled for all discussions and users.

So if you want to receive confirmation that your messages have been read, ask each of your contacts to enable it in their settings for that discussion, or globally.

You can also choose to let them know if you have read their message in that discussion or globally with everyone and in any discussion, through Olvid’s global settings.

Choose if you want to allow external links to be opened as soon as they are received to retrieve the image that will display their preview.

Default quick emoji

Notification sound

You can change the sounds your device makes when you receive a message in this discussion.

Message retention policy (Local configuration)

Count based

Time based

Ephemeral messages (Local configuration)

Auto read

Retain wiped ephemeral outbound messages

Ephemeral messages (Shared configuration)

Read once

Visibility duration

Existence duration

Android

Mute notifications

Enable this option to stop receiving notifications of new messages in this discussion.

Choose a duration or a time or an end date or indefinitely.

Discussion notifications

Custom message notifications for this discussion

You can change the reactions and sounds your device makes when you receive a message in this discussion.

Vibrator

Sound

Led color

Custom call notifications for this discussion

Change the reactions and sounds your device makes when you receive a call in this discussion.

Vibrator

Ringtone

Blink flash

Personalization

Change the visual aspect of this discussion.

Pick a discussion color

Choose a Background image

Sending & Receiving messages

Send read receipts (Read confirmation)

You can choose whether or not your correspondent(s) receive(s) a confirmation that you have read their messages in this discussion. This information can then be displayed in Message Info.

By default, when Olvid is installed, the read confirmation setting is globally disabled for all discussions and users.

So if you want to receive confirmation that your messages have been read, ask each of your contacts to enable it in their settings for that discussion, or globally.

You can also choose to let them know if you have read their message in that discussion or globally with everyone and in any discussion, through Olvid’s global settings.

Automatically open ephemeral messages

Retain wiped outbound messages

Discussion message retention policy (Local configuration)

You can enable automatic message deletion on your device with your message retention policy for this discussion.

These settings are specific to your device and in no way affect the existence of messages on your correspondents’ devices.

Count-based retention policy (Number of messages to keep)

Time-based retention policy

Shared ephemeral message settings

You can enable automatic message deletion on your device and on those of your correspondents with your shared ephemeral messages settings for this discussion.

These settings are shared with all participants in this discussion and therefore also affect the existence of messages in this discussion on your correspondents’ devices.

Read once messages (Messages visible only once)

Message visibility duration

Message existence duration