Effective communication is important during every phase of a Task Board life cycle if it is to run smoothly and successfully. Ayoa lets you keep conversations and tasks together, so you can maintain a seamless flow of communication between team members while you work in unison to get things done.

Inject a little more fun into your Task Boards by using Emojis in your messages and reacting to recent activity with our Emoji Reactions.

To add a comment on a task

1. Select the task that you would like to comment on.

2. This will open the task information.

3. Then, simply click on the comment tab and add message.

4. You can also add Emojis to your comment. Tap on the globe icon in your keypad to bring up the Emoji panel.

5. Once you're happy with the comment, hit the TICK icon to send it.

6. Your comment will then show in the for your task, with the most recent comments showing first.

To send a direct message on a task

1. If you would like to address a specific member within your Task Board, first open a task and go to the comment tab.

2. Then, in the comment box simply add the @ symbol in front of that person’s name. When you're happy with the message, hit the TICK icon to send it.

3. The comment will be added to the comment thread.

4. Mentioning someone on a task will send them an email & in-app notification with your comment, regardless of whether or not they are assigned to, or following the task.

To remove a comment or a message

1. To remove a comment that you've left on a task, select the TRASH button which can be found underneath the comment.

2. Then, confirm you wish to delete the comment by tapping "Yes, delete comment".

3. The comment will now be deleted from the discussion thread.

Emoji Reactions

You can now add an Emoji reaction to any comment.

1. First, open the task in the comment section to choose the comment you would like to add an Emoji reaction to.

2. Underneath the comment you would like to add a reaction to, tap on the smiley icon to bring up the Emoji menu.

3. Once you have found the Emoji you would like to add, tap on it to add it as a reaction.

4. The Emoji reactions will be displayed underneath the comment.

Deleting an Emoji Reaction

1. To delete an Emoji reaction, tap on the Emoji reaction that you would like to delete underneath the comment.

2. This will remove the Emoji from underneath the comment.