Clicking a members names in the right side list will show the "user options" as shown in the image above and each option is explained below.
Mention Mention allows to mention a member in your message and it will appear highlighted to them.
After entering the chat you will be presented with a list of chat rooms to select from, similar to what is displayed in the above image.
Name of all the public & your private chat rooms will be displayed, alongside the number of people in each room.
Once it verifies your device, you can start sending messages to your contacts.
It works strictly as a text messaging application: you must select a contact or create a new one if you're sending an SMS to a new phone number.
carriers, Kik Chat allows you to send and receive text messages from other Kik users or mobile numbers for free.
The only catch is that if you're sending to mobile numbers, you're limited to 100 outgoing messages each month (there is no paid version that allows unlimited outgoing messages).
A random colour is chosen by default for you when you join the chat.Why do I see the same name in chat room multiple times?Our chat software is still in beta phase and this is a bug, of which we are aware of and will be fixed in the next coming updates. It is very likely that we will add voice chat feature in the near future, but regarding "video chat" we are yet to come to a decision . You can make the chat rooms, you can invite your friends and you can talk about any topic you wish.Anyone in the room can invite new friends so within a few minutes you can have a room full of people discussing and sharing your topic.Middle of the page shows all the messages exchanged in the room.Right side will show list of members who are present in that room.Want to read about more apps that dash your text messaging costs?Check out Text Message for Free: Apps for Android, Black Berry, and i Phone OS.Messages are threaded and separated by contacts to make reading and responding simple.You can manage sound and vibration preferences under the Available and Unavailable profile settings within the app.