Frequently Asked Questions
User
1. How do I create an instant private room with a Pal ?
2. How to do speak in a room ?
3. How do I raise my hand in a room ?
4. How do I invite friends to a room ?
5. How do you find a certain room?
6. How do I add a room to my favorites ?
7. Where do I manage my favorites ?
8. How do I ignore someone in a room ?
9. How do I block someone in a room ?
10. How do I add someone as a Pal to my Pal List from a room member list ?
11. How do I change my font size/color ?
12. How do I publish/stop my camera ?
13. How do I see others’ video ?
14. How do I change the room info bar to a room video bar ?
15. How do I add a timestamp to the text in the room ?
16. How do I set it up so that I can see who is entering, leaving or publishing their camera in the room ?
17. I want to hide the video strip. How do I do that ?
18. How do I get info of a certain room ?
19. How do I leave a room ?
20. Some rooms don't show on the list. Why not?
1. How do I create an instant private room with a Pal ?
To create a private chat room with a Pal, click on the 'Actions' Menu Item in the Paltalk Express Menu Bar. Choose 'Create a Private Room'.
2. How to do speak in a room ?
To speak in a room, press the "Push to Talk" button.
3. How do I raise my hand in a room ?
To raise your hand in a room, click the 'Raise' Button.
4. How do I invite friends to a room ?
To invite friends to a room, click the 'Invite' button.
5. How do you find a certain room?
To find a room, click on the Drop-down box labeled 'People' at the bottom of the browser window. Select 'Groups' and enter the room you would like to search for in the blank field. Click on the blue search button to submit the search.

6. How do I add a room to my favorites ?
To add a room to your Favorites, click on the link in the room labeled, "Add to Favorites". You can also right-click on a room in the Room Browser window to open the context menu, and choose "Add Room to Favorites".

7. Where do I manage my favorites ?
To manage your Favorites, click on the 'Favorites' Menu Item on the Paltalk Express Menu Bar and choose 'Manage My Favorite Rooms'.
8. How do I ignore someone in a room ?
To ignore someone in a room, roll over their nickname in the chat text field, revealing a context-menu, and choosing 'Ignore In Room'. You can also select their name in the Room Member List, right-clicking to reveal a context-menu and choose 'Ignore In Room'.

9. How do I block someone in a room ?
You can block someone in a room by selecting their name in the Room Member List, right-clicking to reveal a context-menu and choose 'Block Pal'.
10. How do I add someone as a Pal to my Pal List from a room member list ?
To add someone in a room, roll over their nickname in the chat text field, revealing a context-menu, and choosing 'Add To My Pal List'. You can also select their name in the Room Member List, right-clicking to reveal a context-menu and choose 'Add To My Pal List'.

11. How do I change my font size/color ?
To change your font settings, use the font tools provided in the room. They are located above the chat input text field.
12. How do I publish/stop my camera ?
To control your camera, click the camera icon to toggle your webcam on and off.
13. How do I see others’ video ?
Click on the 'Video' tab in the room to configure the Room for viewing video. If you see a camera icon next to a room member, you can also right-click on a room member and choose 'View Webcam'.

14. How do I change the room info bar to a room video bar ?
Click the 'Video' tab.
15. How do I add a timestamp to the text in the room ?
Click on the 'Settings' Menu Item in the Room Menu Bar and choose 'Timestamp'.
16. How do I set it up so that I can see who is entering, leaving or publishing their camera in the room ?
Click on the 'Settings' Menu Item in the Room Menu Bar and choose 'Message me in the text...". Click on the appropriate action you'd like to take.
17. I want to hide the video strip. How do I do that ?
Click on the 'Settings' Menu Item in the Room Menu Bar and choose 'Hide Video Strip'.
18. How do I get info of a certain room ?
Click on the 'File' Menu Item in the Room Menu Bar and choose 'Show Room Statistics'.
19. How do I leave a room ?
To leave a room you can click on the 'File' Menu Item in the Room Menu Bar and choose 'Exit Room'. You can also close the room window by clicking the grey [x] in the room tab.

20. Some rooms don't show on the list. Why not?
There are two reasons for this:
1 - Make sure "Show empty rooms" box check on room browser
2 - Some rooms have high fidelity sound enabled and this is not supported by Paltalk Express yet.