What’s new in Cliq

2022

Dec

Manage data access for debugging by Cliq support team

Enhancement

A new policy has been enforced which allows you to manage the access of your data by our support team. When you disable this option, our support team cannot access your company's data for debugging.

 

Nov

Easy access to message builder and form builder

Enhancement

You can now easily access the message and form builders directly from the deluge editor page.

Message builder is a user friendly, no code way to build your messages. Decide how you want your messages to be conveyed and the message builder will generate the code for you.

Just like the message builder, the form builder provides you with an easy drag and drop interface to build your forms without coding.

Change in policy for exporting conversation history

There has been an update to the policy for exporting history of conversations. According to the new policy, admins can now download the entire history of private conversations regardless of when the policy was enforced.

Rearrange pins and organize them using chat folders

AndroidiOS

Got an important conversation that you don't want to miss any updates on? You can now rearrange your pinned chats directly in your Zoho Cliq mobile and group them under different cartegories using chat folders. For instance, you can create a chat folder named My Teammates and add all your teammates whom you work closely with under that folder.

Oct

Picture-in-Picture mode for video meetings/calls

New

This feature allows you to view your video meetings in a floating window even while using other apps. You will have options to mute your mic/video and end the call at the bottom of the floating window.

Search support for "chats in common"

Enhancement

You can now search for specific chats in common you have with another user using the search bar.

 

Sep

Introducing Cliq Networks for external collaboration

New

Businesses using Zoho Cliq can now collaborate seamlessly with partners, vendors, contract employees and other stakeholders outside the organization. Networks offer a fully featured Cliq experience through chats, channels, meetings, admin controls and permissions promoting secure communication inside a specific network while keeping your organization's assets segregated and protected. Read on to know more.

Access your entire sent message history

New

Check out the history of the messages that you sent by navigating to History > Sent Messages from the navigation sidebar.

View call history with specific users

New

Click on the user's profile picture in chat and select Calls to view your entire call history with the individual.

Aug

Make guest users a part of your broadcast sessions

New

As the host of a broadcast session, you can now invite guests to join by sharing the broadcast link with them.

Enable user access restrictions based on IP only for Cliq organization or across all Zoho Products

New

This new feature allows the organization admins to restrict users from accessing only Zoho Cliq or all Zoho apps based on the IP address. IP restrictions can also be applied for specific roles and departments in Zoho Cliq.

Learn More

Organize your meeting conversations

New

Channel admins can now configure whether to create a separate thread conversation for the meeting, continue meeting chat in the channel or let the host decide between options.

Learn More

Play with new layout colors

New

You can now opt for either Accent Blue or Dark gray layout options and tailor the appearance of Cliq as per your likes. You can configure these under Profile & Settings -> Display -> Themes. 

3 levels of security - Exporting files from Cliq

New

When exporting files from Cliq now, you can choose between three security levels, unlike before, when password encryption was mandatory.
1. None - The user can open the file without a password, i.e., no added layer of security.

2. Password protection - The user will have to enter a specific password to open the file.

3. Password encryption - Only authorized users with the encrypted key can decrypt and access the file. 

Jun

Sort channels in alphabetical order

We have now introduced the option to sort your channels in alphabetical order. Go to the channels category in the navigation sidebar, click the sorting icon next to the search bar and choose "Alphabetical order". Your channels will be sorted in alphabetical order. 

Multi-Account Support in iOS

iOS

You can now manage all your Cliq accounts from one place in your Cliq iOS app. You do not have to switch tabs to stay on top of all your Cliq accounts as you'll be posted with all notifications in the Cliq mobile app.

DND for iOS

iOS

The DND mode allows you to turn off all push notifications in Cliq. You can now schedule and manage the DND mode from within your Cliq mobile app.

Edit images on the go

iOS

Now you can crop, rotate, mirror images and do much more before sharing them with your colleagues on your iOS device.

All new revamped file preview

New

You can now pane, rotate, and zoom in/out on images and files when previewing them.
 

May

Managers can now view their reportee's attendance

Managers can now check their reportee's weekly and monthly attendance reports. Here's how: Click on your reportee's profile picture and select Attendance.  

Cliq brings remote work utilities in iOS: check-in / check-out and statuses

Users can now quickly check-in / check-out and set their remote work status from Cliq iOS devices.

View Cliq call history from your iOS device

iOS

Your Cliq call history isn't just restricted to the web version. Here's how you can view it from your iOS device: Tap on the call icon in the bottom navigation to reach call history.

Apr

Plan ahead using Scheduled Messages in Cliq

Enhance communication between people working in varied time zones with scheduled messages in Cliq. Refer to our knowledge resource to know more.

Say hello to our redesigned widgets section

Quickly access the widgets you use to enhance your workflow from the navigation sidebar in Cliq

Tag to notify the users while you share an attachment with them

Enhance contextual conversation by tagging the person you are sharing an attachment with @mentions 

View the ongoing meetings on the go

iOS

Catch a glimpse of the ongoing meetings in your organization right from your Cliq iOS device.

Mar

Introducing "Leave" status in Cliq

New

The all new leave status notification has been added to intimate users about your availability. Once you apply for leave from Cliq your Cliq status automatically gets auto updated to "On leave"

Introducing Custom Emojis and Stickers in Cliq

New

Zoho Cliq brings you "Custom Emojis and Stickers" to keep your conversations interactive and lively. Refer to our forum post to know more.

Feb

Say Hi to message bubbles!

Cliq now offers you a variety of message display views (classic, monochrome, bubbles) to choose from. Refer to our user documentation to know more. To set your preferred message display view, navigate to Profile and Settings -> select General -> scroll down and choose your preferred message display view.

Be notified when a user joins or leaves a channel

Enabling the "Notify when users join or leave" option will post an info message, notifying the channel members when a user joins or leaves the channel. You can find this option in the configuration section under channel permissions.

Channel admins can now delete channel messages posted by channel members

Admins can now delete messages with unprofessional language, typos or irrelevant messages.

Open any channel -> navigate to channel permissions -> By default, this permission will be enabled for admins. The admins can further provide this permission to the channel moderators from here.

Jan

Enable "Mandate 'Original sender' Info"

Admins can now mandate the original sender for forwarded messages. Navigate to Cliq Admin panel -> Organization -> Configuration -> enable "Mandate 'Original sender' Info".

All new Cliq meeting extends support for IOS

iOS

Connect with up to 1000 participants in a single conference, with the help of Cliq audio/video meetings. Cliq meetings enable you to create and start a meeting instantly by adding users from your organization, and external organizations. Read to know more about how to initiate and perform various actions in a Cliq meeting via iOS devices.

Have contextual conversations with @mentions

Android

Avoid miscommunications in channels by @mentioning the name of the individual you are addressing your message or attributing your message to.

Fix Cliq android notification issues with simple steps

Android

Resolve your Cliq android notification issues by following these simple steps.

2021

Nov

All new audio/video meetings in Cliq

New

Connect with up to 1000 participants in a single audio conference, with the help of Cliq audio/video meetings. Cliq meetings enable you to schedule, create and start a meeting instantly by adding users from your organization, and external organizations. Read to know more about the various actions that you can perform in a Cliq meeting .

Blur messy backgrounds and add filters in video calls

New

Make your meetings interesting and engaging by enabling backgrounds & filters in Cliq meetings.

Record your Cliq audio/video meetings

New

All the meetings that you host can now be recorded by the host and can be accessed from the "Recordings" tab in the files section.

Collaborate real time with Cliq whiteboard during meetings

New

The collaborative whiteboard helps you to express ideas, draw storyboards and plan strategically with your team-mates. Read more on how to use whiteboard in Cliq audio and video meetings.

Task Management made easy with the Projects module in Cliq

New

No more switching between your task management application and Cliq. You can now create, manage, and track your tasks & issues from the projects section within Cliq.

Create notes, collaborate on them, and work better

New

Swiftly take down notes and view all your meeting notes in a consolidated space from the notes module. You can edit, share, set reminders and perform more actions on notes in Cliq. Read our help page to know more about the various actions that you can perform in Cliq notes.

Get in touch with anyone in your organization in a jiffy with the Organization module in Cliq.

The organization module in Cliq provides you with an insight about your team and the people in your organization. Refer to our help resource to learn more.

Communicate asynchronously with quick Video messages and screen recordings

New

You can now record a video message or your screen and share it with your coworker with ease.

Calendar in Cliq

New

Calendar in Cliq provides you with a wholesome view of your team's calendar making it convenient for you to plan and schedule your day to day activities and meetings efficiently. Read more to know about the various actions you can perform in the Cliq calendar.

Create Chat folder

New

Keep your chats and channels organized by creating chat folders in Cliq to have hassle-free conversations by conveniently accessing them.

Request leave in Zoho People from Cliq's remote work module

New

Navigate to the Remote Work module -> Click on the Check out button dropdown -> select Apply Leave -> enter required details -> Submit.

React instantly with quick emoji reactions

New

Configure quick emoji reactions in Cliq to access the emojis, you most frequently use by just hovering over the message you receive. Refer to the help page and learn to configure quick emoji reactions in Cliq.

Work on the go with Zoho Cliq Carplay support

New

With Zoho CarPlay support, you can now:

  • Listen to unread messages
  • Send a message
  • Call someone via Siri command

Oct

Introducing DND in Cliq

New

The "Do Not Disturb" (DND) status in Cliq will block all your Cliq notifications, pop-ups and sounds. You can set DND status from the Default status dropdown or from the Remote work module. Refer to our help guide to enable DND. 

Cliq is integrated with IFTTT

New

Increase your work pace and get more done by simplifying and automating your routine tasks with the IFTTT integration for Cliq. Refer to the IFTTT integration knowledge base and automate your routine tasks with ease.

Check-in and Check-out using Remote work

Android

Check-in and Check-out on the go with Remote work status in your Cliq mobile application.

  • Click on the hamburger menu in your Cliq application
  • Tap on the Remote Work toggle

Set your work status using Remote work

Android

Quickly set your current availability status from Remote work in your Cliq mobile application.

  • Click on the hamburger menu in your Cliq application
  • Click on Remote Work, set your current availability status

Sep

Introducing Threads in Cliq

Streamline your conversations in Cliq with Threads. Threads are a group of related messages in reference to a particular subject or a topic made available exclusively in Cliq channels. With threads, you can have conversations about multiple topics in the same channel by grouping them. Do check out our help guide to learn how to create threads in Cliq with ease.

Note: Threaded conversations are made available on both the web and on your mobile devices.

Share your screen in landscape mode (iOS)

iOS

You can now share your screen in landscape mode on your iOS devices. Launch landscape mode on your IOS device by tapping on the full-screen icon during a screen share session.

Aug

Admins can configure default notification settings for org users

New

Users may miss important notifications by turning them off by mistake. To address this pain point, we have provided the org admins with the ability to configure default notification settings for all their org members. Notifications about a doc being shared, event reminders and others can now be mandated.
 

View screen share sessions on your mobile

Attend one-on-one call screen share sessions right from your Cliq mobile!

Jul

Introducing voice messages in Cliq chats and channels.

Navigate to any chat or channel. Click on the mic button in the message composer to start recording. Click the link to learn more.

Pricing plan changes for new users

Marginal changes in Cliq UNLIMITED, UNLIMITED TRIAL plans for new users. Click here to know more.

Jun

Admins can now provide admin privileges to user roles

New

The admin of the organization can choose to provide selective admin privileges for any role and make them the custom admin of the organization. 

Introducing /feedback command

New

Share your comments, raise bugs and ask questions from Cliq by using the /feedback command. Our support team will get a ticket and they will resolve the issue.

Quick options made available to close current chat, close other chats and close all chats.

New

Right-click on the chat profile picture for quick options.

Create Group calls in IOS app

iOS

You can now create group calls from your Cliq IOS application in addition to joining group audio/video calls

May

Enable Telephony integration

New

Smart suggestions in Cliq, auto-detects the phone number shared in a conversation and provides you with an actionable suggestion to make an instant phone call via Telephony integration.

Group calls in IOS app

iOS

You can now connect, engage and discuss with your team anytime, anywhere on the go by joining in Cliq audio and video group calls via your IOS app.

Mute notifications

Android

Mute the noisy channel or chat for upto1 hour with a simple tap on the "Mute 1 hour" option in the notification.

Hide your app preview

Android

Step up your privacy by enabling the "Hide app content from task switcher" option to hide your data while you switch between applications on your phone.

Mar

The all new navigation sidebar

The upgraded navigation sidebar in Cliq prioritizes your ease for accessibility. It allows you to collaborate and communicate efficiently by bringing all the significant components that you frequently access under one roof.

New access sections to help you connect and collaborate better

New
  • Files: All the files shared in Cliq, that you have access to can be found here.
  • History: The History section contains the logs of your entire direct calls, group calls, conversations and broadcasts. From the chat history, you can contextually search and retrieve the required data from your past conversations.
  • People: You can easily find and connect with people in your organization from the people section in the Cliq navigation sidebar.
  • Widgets: Extensions in Cliq are often accompanied by widgets.  All these widgets can be accessed easily from here. 

Feb

Join in more participants in video/audio conference

Enhancement

You can now add up to 1000 participants in a video conference and up to 60 participants in an audio conference.

Locate your files easily with OCR

New

The Cliq search bar is now powered with optical character recognition. You can now search using not just the file name but also using any text in the images shared.

Set a default status while Check-in/Check-out

New

You can now choose a default status that will be updated once you check-in / check-out or can choose to have a status update pop up, show up every time you check-in / check-out or can retain your last updated status in Cliq.

2020

Dec

Launch instant voice or video call with your group!

Android

Initiate and engage in a group audio/video call from your Cliq Android app and stay connected with your team on the go.

Read receipts is now available on iOS!

iOS

You can see if your message has been read by the receiver with the visual indication of a double tick. A quick swipe over the message will show you the message read info.

Nov

Select your preferred time zone while creating an event via Cliq

New

No more missing an event due to overlooked timezone! Schedule events conveniently by selecting your timezone and the attendees will receive the event details in their timezone.

Pause and play the gifs you receive via Cliq chat

New

Pause your gifs to keep your chat window clean and drive focus to the conversation. Click on the gif and replay it whenever your want. 

Oct

Cliq Mobile: Read receipts now available in Android

Android

Now you can get to see whether your message is read by the receiver. You'll be visually informed with a double tick when someone has read your message.

A quick tap on the double tick will display the message read info in channels and group conversations.

Digitize your paperwork with Cliq's Document Scanner

Android

Digitize your paperwork with Cliq's Document Scanner. Convert documents, agreements, checks, business cards, receipts, etc into advanced digital copies with Cliq's Document Scanner.

Tap Attach (+) -> Scanner to get started.

Power Shortcut for Message Action Menu

Enhancement

You can now access the message action menu with a simple right-click on the messages.

Here are the message actions made available:

 

  • Select
  • Forward
  • Copy
  • Fork from here
  • Set Reminder
  • Mark as Unread
  • Edit
  • Delete
  • Copy Message URL
  • Pin message
  • More
     

Convert your Group Chats into Channels in Cliq

New

You can now add more structure to your group conversations and collaborate better by converting them into channels.
Click on Actions in chat window --> Convert to channel 

Sep

Bring your apps into Cliq with Widgets

New

Widgets bring the tools you use into one place: your Cliq window. It integrates with your everyday apps to create a custom view inside Cliq. You can easily access them from the Widget section in your Cliq sidebar. 

Explore and understand more about widgets and bring your apps into Cliq.

Document collaboration made easy with the Zoho Writer Integration for Cliq

New

Zoho Writer’s integration with Cliq is a great way to collaborate on your documents from the comfort of your chat window. This powerful integration comes with a “Documents” Widget where you can view recent documents, create new documents, view documents shared with you, your favorites, or even create a new template.

Learn How The Zoho Cliq Integration With Zoho Writer Works

Telephony integration for Cliq: Automatic status updates and context-driven suggestions

New

Cliq detects the context behind every conversation to suggest smart follow-up actions. For example, whenever there is a phone number that is shared on chat, a contextual suggestion powered by Cliq’s Telephony integration is listed right next to the text.  

Make sure that Telephony is set up and enabled from the Zoho App of your choice (CRM, Bigin, Recruit, Zoho One) and get to make an outbound call right from your chat window.

Also, once the call gets connected, your Cliq status automatically reflects that you’re on a call. 

Read More About Smart Suggestions in Cliq

Build webhook based extensions for Cliq

New

You can now create a webhook based extension for Cliq by accessing Cliq’s developer console. All you have to do is create the extension, choose the platform components you’d like to add to your extension, and provide a call back URL for your server. 

Configure Taz notifications and stay updated!

New

Now you can configure Taz notifications and get to decide on when to receive alerts/notifications under specific circumstances.

You can enable/disable notifications for the following cases:

  • When a document is shared
  • When a new event is created or updated
  • When an event invite is accepted or rejected
  • For event reminders

Cliq Mobile: Sync dark mode with your iOS settings

iOS

You can now swiftly toggle between light and dark mode by syncing Cliq with your device settings. To do so:

  • Go to Settings > Personalize
  • Enable Sync with device setting option under Night Mode

Enabling the option will sync Cliq with your device settings i.e when you select the night mode theme for your device it will be reflected in Cliq also. 

Cliq Mobile: New addition to Cliq's default status options: Away

iOS

Make sure that your teammates know when you're away from work/desk by switching to Away status in Cliq. 

Cliq Mobile: Share content to Cliq with ease

Enhancement

The improved version of the share extension provides a convenient way to share content from other apps to Cliq effortlessly. The improved full-screen UI for share extensions puts a stop to endless scrolling through for selecting a chat and makes it easier for you to view and select a chat/channel.

Share info into Cliq with ease now!

Configure mobile notifications to suit your needs

iOS

We have tweaked our system to keep you notified in real-time with messages that are directed to you or when someone @ mentions you in a conversation. Now you also get to configure whether to receive notifications with sound or not at your convenience.

To configure notification settings,

  • Go to Settings > Notifications
  • Under Notification when active on web you'll be displayed with two options to choose between: Receive with sound and Receive quietly

You can select either one of the options based on how you'd like to receive mobile notifications when you're active on the web. 

Aug

Introducing galaxy view in group video call

New

The galaxy view is our interesting take on the group video calling interface. All participants will be displayed in rings based on their activity in the call. The current active speaker will be present at the center and indicated by a yellow ring. Galaxy view in Group Video Call is currently available only to Cliq users falling under the US DC. 

 

Check-in reminders in Cliq's Remote Work

New

If you’re active on Cliq and haven’t checked-in for the day yet, Cliq's check-in reminder will pop up to make sure you remember. Worry no more about forgetting to check-in or checking-in late! 

 

Multi-account in Cliq Android App

Android

Configure more than one Zoho Cliq account in your Cliq Android App and switch between all your accounts with ease. 

 

Add emojis and mentions in attachments comments

Enhancement


You can now add and edit comments for an attachment to insert emojis or mention users just like you do for normal messages. 

 

Scheduling calendar events made easier

Enhancement

The calendar events interface just got a makeover!  You can now schedule a calendar meeting more precisely as per your needs with a face to face or online meeting, rope in participants you need, or assign it to a chat directly and more. 

 

Jul

Read receipts in Cliq is here

New

This has been long pending! But it's finally here :)

Read receipts allow you to know whether your message is read by the receiver. You'll be visually informed with a double tick when someone has read your message. A quick tap on the double tick will display the message read info in channels and group conversations. 

Learn more about read receipts

Jun

Drag and drop files to a chat in your left side panel

New

Now you can drag and drop attachments from a chat window to a specific chat or channel in Cliq's left side menu. Forget opening a chat to just share an attachment! 

 

Edit attachment comments

New

Ever added a comment to an attachment and wished you could edit or update it after some time? Now you can do so easily by using the edit message action. You can edit comments for an attachment just like you edit normal messages. 

 

Cliq Mobile: Forwarded tags for messages

New

Messages that are forwarded will be labelled with the 'Forwarded from <username>' tag to indicate where it originally came from. All you've to do is, enable the 'Show Forwarded from' option that pops up and forward the message. 

 

May

Introducing Remote Work: Bring your office into Cliq

New

Ever wondered what it’d be like to experience working from an office space while also working remotely? With Remote Work on Cliq, you can get the best of both worlds. 

  • Easy Check in and Check out
  • Department View
  • Live Video Feed
  • Group Calls & Scheduled Meetings
  • User Availability Reports
  • Contextual Native Integrations
     
Read more about Cliq's Remote Work

Admin Panel: View all team channels

Enhancement

You can view all the team channels created under a specific team in the 'Channels' tab under the team preview page.

Here's how: Head over to your admin panel, click on Teams, search for a particular team and open the team's preview page, click on 'Channels' to find all the channels associated with the team. 

Admin Panel: Zoho Cliq - People Integration Configuration

Enhancement

If you are using Zoho People as your HRMS, Cliq offers a native integration with Zoho People. You can configure this integration directly from Cliq's admin panel. Here's how: Head over to your Admin panel > Integrations > Zoho People. 

 

 

Apr

Simple short cuts to view unread and mark chats as read

New

You can now easily carry out short cut actions on a list of conversations. Simply click on the menu button right next to Conversations in Cliq's left side panel and use View unreads to view only the unread chats in your list. You can also mark all the unread chats as read by using the Mark all as read option!

Guest Chat: Collaborate with external users easily

New

Guest access in Cliq lets you invite an external user or a group of external users to be a part of a group conversation. Guest users will be able to send messages, share files, and get on group calls with an invite, without having to sign up!

Learn more about guest chat in Cliq

Reply privately to messages in group conversations

New

You can now send a private reply to a user's message in a group conversation. All you've to do is, click on the message actions menu, choose the Reply Privately option. This will open up your private messaging space (direct conversation) with the message sender. Type your reply and hit send! 

View your mentions easily

Enhancement

The mentions view is updated with a filter to hide all group mentions and display only your personal mentions. This makes it easier to sift through the clutter and pay attention to direct mentions that are more important. You can also clear your notifications by marking all your mentions as read.  

Mar

Increased maximum channel participants limit

Enhancement


The maximum channel participants limit has been increased to 5000.  

Enhanced search results

Enhancement

Cliq's global search algorithm has been updated to make sure it pulls up all relevant chats in search results even if the conversation title has been changed! 

 

Feb

Right click on conversations for chat actions

Enhancement

You can now right-click on any conversation in Cliq's left pane to perform a chat action. The list of actions are currently supported include: 

  • Mark chat as read
  • Pin/Unpin chat 
  • Mute chat
  • Copy chat permalink
  • Search in chat

Jan

Make important messages stand out

New

You no longer have to scroll endlessly through a sea of messages to find that one important text sent hours ago. Simply, pin them to the top of the chat window for everyone to see!

 

See how to pin a message in any chat

Know your message status 

New

All your messages will have a clear indication allowing you to monitor the progress of your messages. You'll see a single tick when your messages are successfully sent and a clear indicator when message sending fails, making it easier for you to act upon. 

P.S - We're gearing up for showing messages read by state as well. Read receipts is coming soon! 

Incident management right from chat: Cliq - PagerDuty Integration

Integrations

What if there was a way to bring real-time incidents directly to your team? What if there was a way to somehow bring PagerDuty’s alerts to your support team channel so that everybody’s in the loop and anybody viewing the channel can take a call?  Zoho Cliq’s integration with PagerDuty is the solution.  

This integration enables teams to communicate effectively and to handle incidents efficiently while having everyone in loop. 

Head over to our blog to know more about this integration

PrimeTime on the go! 

New

PrimeTime's assembly mode is now available on Cliq Android! You can participate or initiate company-wide town halls, presentations and more now. 

Install Cliq for Android

2019

Nov

Say hello to our brand new logo!

New

Cliq has officially joined the Logolinism club! Our new logo embraces the minimalist style of using clean, brightly colored line art to form a simplified image in place of highly detailed or realistic icons. 

Head over to our blog to read the story behind our logo!

Keep track of forwarded messages easily!

Messages forwarded from one conversation to another will carry a "forwarded" tag by default. In case of forwarding messages from a channel, you can choose to attach information about the channel from which the message is being forwarded from. 

Oct

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 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

Finer notification settings in Cliq Mobile Apps

New

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

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

New

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

Share screens while broadcasting via PrimeTime

New

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

Aug

Admin Privileges: Export your organization data 

New

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

Multiple file sharing just got better

Enhancement

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! 

File support in Cliq Forms

New

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

Introducing Cliq's iPad App

New

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

Collaborate over code conveniently

New

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

All your drafts—duly saved

New

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

Fully-revamped easy to use left pane

Enhancement

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

Screensharing in PrimeTime

New

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

PiP mode in Cliq Web

New

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

Collaborate on ideas with Whiteboard

New

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

 

More about Whiteboard here!

Reminders in Cliq iOS App

New

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) 

Personalize your link preview options

New

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

Configure edit and delete message time-frame through admin panel

New

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

Zoho Cliq integrates with Zoho Projects

New

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

Identify forwarded chat messages easily in Cliq Android

New

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

Apr

Mark your messages as unread

New

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! 

 

Redefined global search UI

Enhancement

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! 

Custom Emailers

New

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

Smart reply suggestions for message notifications in Cliq Android

New

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

Location attribute in Bot Menu Action

New

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

Bot Menu Action Handler

Unique URL for every message

New

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

Quick Reactions in Cliq Mobile gets a fresh new look!

New

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. 

Redesigned attachment sheet in Cliq iOS

New

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.

All new audio and video calling experience in Cliq Android

Enhancement

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. 

Modify user profile layout with custom fields in the admin console

New

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

Share screens without installing an extension

Enhancement

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

Forms in Cliq Platform

New

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

Siri Shortcuts in Cliq iOS

New

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. 

Setup Cliq with the revamped Admin Panel

New

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

Emoji Reactions

New

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?

Night Mode

New

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

Smart Suggestions

Enhancement

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. 

User Consents in Cliq Platform

New

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

Special Mentions

Enhancement

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

Notification Grouping on iOS

New

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

Reminders in Android

New

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.

Cloud Picker for Attachments

New

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

Share files directly from your favorite Cloud

Sep

Sharing external files made simpler on iOS and Android

New

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

Direct reports on Android

New

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

Aug

Edit Messages

New

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

Unified Search over all Zoho Products

New

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

Advanced permissions for channels

New

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

More organized side navigation panel

Enhancement

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.

Access muted chats faster on Android

Enhancement

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

Image Annotator

New

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

Jul

Cliq for Android Auto

New

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

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

Enhancement

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

App security lock on mobile devices

Enhancement

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

Advanced permissions for channels

New

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

Admin powers unlocked for Android

New

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

Jun

Screen sharing is here!

New

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

Reminders added

New

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

Learn how to set a reminder

May

Zapier teams up with Cliq

Enhancement

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

Introducing Zoho Cliq’s brand new integration with Zapier

Night Mode in Android

New

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

Mar

Cliq integration with People

Enhancement

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

Invite-only channels

Enhancement

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!

Single sign-on for all Android Zoho apps

Enhancement

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

PIP mode for video calls on Android

New

PIP mode for Android lets you multitask like a boss.

Feb

Quick create button added

New

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

Cliq learns a new language

Enhancement

Simplified Chinese language support has been added to Cliq.

Audio/video messages on iOS

New

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.

Cliq is now optimized for iPhone X

Enhancement

Channel sharing made easier

Enhancement

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

Cliq is launched

New

Say hello to Cliq, The smart, collaborative tool!