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Chat FAQs

Can Chat only send and receive text messages?

Chat can be used to send and receive any JSON-serializable object.

Does Chat support group chats?

Yes! Channels are essentially group chats that members can join and exchange messages in. If you intend to create group chats that use SMS as well, please read the next frequently asked question.

Does Chat support sending/receiving via SMS?

While Chat does not support sending/receiving via SMS by default, using RELAY Realtime SDK along with our Messaging API you can add SMS support (or any other format of communication) to it!

Can we use Chat to build a chatbot?

Yes! You can use Chat along with Dialogflow to create chatbots according to your needs.

Can Chat messages be logged?

Using RELAY Realtime Server SDK you can listen for the "message" event and log each message accordingly.