What’s New On Cliq?

2019

Oct

Features

Cliq supports Enterprise Mobility Management

Secure your business collaboration with mobility management. With this new configuration, you can integrate with top enterprise mobility management providers and ensure that your team’s information is readily accessible and shared securely across devices, both company and employee-owned.

Read our blog to know more about EMM in Cliq
Performance

Performance optimization in Desktop Apps

Our newly updated desktop app is sure to give you a faster and better collaborative experience irrespective of the OS you use. Download, install and start using them right away! 

Head over to our Desktop App Installation Page

Sep

New

Finer notification settings in Cliq Mobile Apps

Configure your notification preferences such as sound and message preview based on the chat type (Channels, Direct Messages, Automated Messages)

New

Biometric unlock, night mode sync and more in Cliq's Android app

Cliq Android App brings a list of new features that work beautifully with the new Android 10. 

  • Biometric Unlock

You can unlock Cliq with biometric face unlock if it is supported on your phone!

  • Go easy on your eyes with dark mode sync

When your phone goes to dark mode, Cliq will automatically shift to dark mode as well. Here's how you can sync your phone with the device settings: Go to the left side menu (swipe left) > Settings > Themes > Night Mode > Sync with device setting 

  • Share to Cliq contacts from anywhere

A time saver when you want to share images, links, files, from anywhere on your device. You can now directly pick the most recent Cliq contacts directly on your share screen. 

Read more about all the updates in Cliq's Android App here
New

Share screens while broadcasting via PrimeTime

You can now share your screen to all participants while video broadcasting via PrimeTime! 

Aug

New

Admin Privileges: Export your organization data 

Admins can now export organization data with everything from users, teams to shared data such as messages and reminders. You can also add criteria to filter data based on message time and users.

Learn more about how data export works
Enhancement

Multiple file sharing just got better

Our new and improved file sharing interface is designed to give you a seamless experience while sharing multiple files. Navigate across all the files you're about to share through the left pane, annotate if necessary and simply send! 

New

File support in Cliq Forms

Cliq forms has a new field type that allows you to attach up to 10 files. Create forms that do much more than data collection—right within your chat window.

Learn more about the file upload field in Cliq Forms

Jul

New

Introducing Cliq's iPad App

Transform the way you stay connected with your team. Zoho Cliq now boasts of a beautiful and native iPad experience. The new Cliq experience sits perfectly between your mobile and laptop, with all the core functionalities in place. You can get on quick calls, use bots to approve projects and assign tasks, check your starred messages for important notes, schedule meetings, set reminders, and more.

Get to know more about Cliq's iPad App
New

Collaborate over code conveniently

Collaborating over a piece of code is more convenient with the all-new code snippet creator. Create or attach a few lines of code, add a quick note if you'd like and share it in any conversation! 

Jun

New

All your drafts—duly saved

Worry no more, if you typed a message and closed or exited the chat window. Everything you type in your chat window is saved and synced across all your devices. So, in case you forget to send across a message or want to jump to another conversation or close the chat window by mistake, they're available as message drafts! 

Learn more about draft messages
Enhancement

Fully-revamped easy to use left pane

Cliq's left pane gets a new-look where you can skim through, identify and engage in conversations easily. 

Read more about all the design elements in Cliq's left pane
New

Screensharing in PrimeTime

Meet virtually with your team and share your screen to collaborate on ideas, have discussions or make announcements! 

New

PiP mode in Cliq Web

Cliq supports picture-in-picture mode, making video playback more friendly and convenient. You can now watch a video shared in chat or channel and still participate in other conversations! 

May

New

Collaborate on ideas with Whiteboard

Give form to your ideas, collaborate in a group and bring them to life with Whiteboard in Cliq. 

 

More about Whiteboard here!
New

Reminders in Cliq iOS App

Add reminders on important messages, assign it to yourself, your colleagues or a channel! Reminders is now available in Cliq iOS App (Version 4.3.7) 

New

Personalize your link preview options

Configure if a link shared in chat should be displayed neatly as a card with the URL preview or just appear as plain link. 

 

Learn how to personalize link preview in Cliq
New

Configure edit and delete message time-frame through admin panel

Configure a specific time-frame to allow editing and deleting messages for your entire organization. 

 

Learn how to customize edit, delete message time-frame from the admin panel
New

Zoho Cliq integrates with Zoho Projects

Communication is crucial to a project's success. The Zoho Cliq- Zoho Projects integration makes sure you keep your team in loop - from initial set up to the project's progress. 

Learn how the Zoho Cliq integration with Zoho Projects works
New

Identify forwarded chat messages easily in Cliq Android

Introducing the Forward message tag in Cliq Android! You can now easily identify forwarded messages versus messages sent originally in chat. 

Apr

New

Mark your messages as unread

Mark a conversation as unread from a selected message. Incase you don't have time to reply to a conversation immediately, this helps you remind yourself to go back to the conversation! 

 

Enhancement

Redefined global search UI

Cliq's global search lets you search for messages, users, departments, files, URLs and pretty much everything that is available to you on chat. This new enhanced clutter free global search UI allows you to filter and look for information easily! 

New

Custom Emailers

Cliq's admin panel now lets you customize the email sender address for all notification emails sent to your organization members. 

Custom Emailers in Cliq
New

Smart reply suggestions for message notifications in Cliq Android

Reply swiftly with smart reply suggestions for message notifications. With the on-device ML model , you'll get relevant reply suggestions with the full context of a conversation. 

Mar

New

Location attribute in Bot Menu Action

Cliq bot's menu action handler now supports location attribute in additon to the existing list of attributes.

Bot Menu Action Handler
New

Unique URL for every message

If you've a message in any conversation that you'd like to point out to your teammate, then hit the message link option and share the unique URL. This will take them directly to the message!  

Feb

New

Quick Reactions in Cliq Mobile gets a fresh new look!

Adding reactions is now more accessible with our new design — just long-tap on a message to react quickly with your top used emojis and zomojis. 

New

Redesigned attachment sheet in Cliq iOS

Accelerate the way you attach media, files, location, etc with our new and improved attachment sheet. You can choose to attach files directly or convert documents, agreements, checks, business cards, receipts, etc. into crisply cropped pdf with Cliq's Document Scanner. Here's how: 

To share a file: Tap attach (+) -> Document -> iCloud Drive to get started.

Here's how you can scan documents and attach:  Tap attach (+) -> Document -> Scan a document to get started.

Enhancement

All new audio and video calling experience in Cliq Android

Cliq calls just got upgraded both visually and under the hood. So give your fingers some rest and converse over Cliq calls. Additionally, you can also record and send an audio/video message in case your call gets missed. 

New

Modify user profile layout with custom fields in the admin console

User profiles in Cliq give you all the user details including email, contact information, team and designation. Apart from the 12 default fields, Cliq now allows up to 25 custom fields to customize your users' profiles and reflect your organizational layout.  

What Are Custom Fields?

Jan

Enhancement

Share screens without installing an extension

With Google Chrome's latest version 72 and upcoming future versions, you don't have to install an extension to share your screen. Just click the share screen option and start collaborating!

 

How to share your screen on Cliq?

2018

Dec

New

Forms in Cliq Platform

Build forms to collect multiple pieces of information at one go to perform an action. Trigger a form from a slash command, while performing an action on a message, on a button click or while interacting with a bot. You can easily bring all your business workflows inside Cliq. 

Learn how to simplify business processes with Forms in Cliq

Nov

New

Siri Shortcuts in Cliq iOS

Cliq iOS now supports Siri Shortcuts. From opening unread chats to setting your status, use the default shortcuts available or custom create your own. You're just a voice trigger away from Cliq. 

New

Setup Cliq with the revamped Admin Panel

Set up Cliq to reflect your organizational structure. Import your organization's directory and assign user profiles, add custom user roles with finer permissions, configure modules. Custom domain and themes allow you to rebrand and completely customize Cliq.

Read on to know more about Cliq revamped admin panel
New

Emoji Reactions

Add more color to a conversation with emoji reactions. Quickly respond to messages and let others know exactly how you feel. 

Learn how you can react to messages?
New

Night Mode

No more reducing your screen brightness while using Cliq—desktop, web or mobile. Switch to night mode and go easy on your eyes.

Enhancement

Smart Suggestions

Cliq can now identify the message context and provide you with suggestions to follow-up. Create a reminder or an event to suit your purpose. 

New

User Consents in Cliq Platform

Data privacy is our primary concern. With platform consents, first time execution of any internal component will throw a dialog pop-up to the user asking them to grant permission for the command (or) bot (or) message action (or) function to access their information.

Read how user consents enable you to take charge of your data
Enhancement

Special Mentions

Draw attention in a group conversation or a channel easily! Use @participants to address everyone in the group or @available to get the attention of all group participants who are currently available in Cliq.

Read on how you can draw everyone's attention in a channel

Oct

New

Notification Grouping on iOS

Cliq now supports notification grouping in iOS 12. Now your Cliq notifications stay organized in the notification center and the lock screen.

New

Reminders in Android

Get notifications on important tasks so you never forget to finish your to-do list. You can also assign tasks to your colleagues and more—all on the go.

New

Cloud Picker for Attachments

Search and share files from your favorite cloud storage directly in chat! 

Share files directly from your favorite Cloud

Sep

New

Sharing external files made simpler on iOS and Android

Found something worth sharing online? Cliq for mobile now supports sharing files from external apps!

New

Direct reports on Android

Find all your direct reports with a swipe in the navigation drawer.

Aug

New

Edit Messages

Made a typo? Posted the wrong message in the group chat? You can edit—or straight up delete them.

Here's how you can edit away your typos
New

Unified Search over all Zoho Products

Cliq now has a unified search that will find you the information you need over any Zoho application. Be it Cliq, People or, Mail!

New

Advanced permissions for channels

Control who gets to do what in the channels you’ve made, with advanced permissions. 

Enhancement

More organized side navigation panel

Your side panel will now only show you your active chats and hide chats you’ve muted. To check hidden chats, just scroll down to Muted Conversations.

Enhancement

Access muted chats faster on Android

Access your muted chats with a single tap on your Android devices.

 

New

Image Annotator

Add notes and mark-ups to images while sharing them on Cliq. 

Jul

New

Cliq for Android Auto

Always stay in touch with your messages and reminders, even when you’re in your car. With Cliq for Android Auto, everything’s possible!

Cliq for Android Auto is on the road
Enhancement

Quick switch-in between screen sharing and video chat on web

Switch between screen sharing mode and live video chat—in the same channel, while you're speaking—for a seamless conversation!

Read more about switching from calls to screen share
Enhancement

App security lock on mobile devices

Your private data will be locked away from prying eyes. Keep your messages safe with App Lock!

New

Advanced permissions for channels

Control who gets to do what in the channels you’ve made, with advanced permissions. 

New

Admin powers unlocked for Android

Now channel admins can edit their channels’ names, descriptions, and images on their mobile devices too!

Jun

New

Screen sharing is here!

Chat with your colleagues while showing them what you’re doing on your device—it’s now that much easier to collaborate.

Read on to know how screen sharing works in Cliq
New

Reminders added

Never miss an important meeting or event, now that the reminders function is implemented in Cliq!

Learn how to set a reminder

May

Enhancement

Zapier teams up with Cliq

Zap away your productivity needs with Zapier's automation close at hand.

Introducing Zoho Cliq’s brand new integration with Zapier
New

Night Mode in Android

Come over to the dark side on Android, for a dimmer more eye-friendly UI experience.

Mar

Enhancement

Cliq integration with People

With Zoho People powering up our search, you can search for employees and check whether they’re available or not.

Enhancement

Invite-only channels

With variable permission settings, you can make sure only invited people join your organization and team channels.

What are invite only channels? Read more to know about them!
Enhancement

Single sign-on for all Android Zoho apps

Whether you’re using Cliq, Connect, or Mail, you only need one sign-in to access them all on your Android device!

New

PIP mode for video calls on Android

PIP mode for Android lets you multitask like a boss.

Feb

New

Quick create button added

We've added a new button near the search bar so that you can create channels or make calls instantaneously!

Learn how to use the quick create button to make instant calls or create a group chat

Jan

Enhancement

Cliq learns a new language

Simplified Chinese language support has been added to Cliq.

New

Audio/video messages on iOS

Has someone missed your Cliq message? Now you can send them a short clip via your iOS devices to let them know what’s up.

Enhancement

Cliq is now optimized for iPhone X

Enhancement

Channel sharing made easier

Equipped with channel permalinks, Cliq lets you create a shareable link for others to access external channels in one easy click.

Take a look at how you can share a channel's link to other users

2017

Sep

New

Cliq is launched

Say hello to Cliq, The smart, collaborative tool!