What is the Inbox?

What is the Inbox?

Your Inbox allows you to interact with your friends anytime, even if they aren't currently playing.

Send a direct message to start a one-on-one conversation or send a gift.

You can send direct messages to friends even if you aren’t on the same table!

For more info, tap an item below:


How do I send a message?

From the Lobby:

  1. Tap the Inbox button.
  2. Tap the Compose (pencil and paper) button.
  3. Tap the friend you'd like to message.
  4. Tap inside the Tap here to chat box.
  5. Type your message.
  6. Tap the checkmark to send your message.

From a table:

  1. Tap the friend's profile picture.
  2. Tap View.
  3. Tap the Message button.
  4. Tap inside the Tap here to chat box.
  5. Type your message.
  6. Tap the checkmark to send your message.

How do I check my messages?

When new messages are available, you'll see a red notification ticker over the Inbox, Friends, and View Inbox buttons.

To view a message:

  1. From the Lobby, tap the Inbox button.
  2. View the available chat threads.

Chat threads are listed in chronological order. The newest messages will appear at the top.

For new messages, you'll see a red notification ticker over the sender's profile picture. The number inside the ticker shows the number of unread messages.


How do I delete a message?

To delete a message:

  1. From the Lobby, tap the Inbox button.
  2. Tap the trash can icon in the lower-left corner of the inbox.
  3. Tap the box next to the message(s) you wish to delete.
  4. Tap Delete Selected.

How do I block a player from messaging me?

If you're receiving inappropriate or otherwise unwanted messages from another player, report them to our moderation team.

After reporting the player, you will no longer see any new messages from them. You will continue to see old messages, however you may delete them using the steps above.


How do I turn off Inbox push notifications?

If you disable inbox notifications, you will still get notifications from Big Fish, but you won’t be alerted when a friend messages you.

To disable Inbox push notifications:

  1. Visit the Lobby.
  2. Tap the gear icon in the upper-right corner.
  3. Tap Game Settings.
  4. Uncheck the box next to Enable Message Notifications or Enable Inbox Notifications.

Why can't I send a message?

To send a message to another person, you must be friends with that player.

First, request to be friends.

Once your friend request is accepted, you may send the message.

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