This guide will explain how you setup PirlChat and briefly display how to use the rest of its functionality.
Download & Install PirlChat
1.) Android (links follow)
2.) iOS (links follow)
The welcome screen
Here you can also:
Select your prefered theme -> Dark or Light
Choose your Notification Preference -> Enabled or Disabled
Click “CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT”
You will be redirected to the second screen where you will receive a unique combination of 24 words called “Seed Phrase” the seed phrase is your private key make sure you write them down and never lose or share them.
Caution Losing your seed phrase is like loosing your account and its balance. If for any reason you need to reinstall your PirlChat, or move it to a new device you will need the seed phrase in order to recover your account.
Once you have stored safely your seed phrase you can tick the box and click “Continue”
Voila! Your PirlChat Account is created!
Funding/Activating your PirlChat Account
Now you will have to add funds in order to start chatting.
If you are a Pirl holder you can fund your account by simply sending a small amount of PIRL to your newly created PirlChat Account Address.
If you are new to Pirl we have created a faucet where you can receive initial funding.
For Details Visit:
In the User Settings you can:
- Setup an Avatar: Simply copy the URL to your chosen graphic and paste it in the Avatar URL Field.
- Choose a Username: Simply enter your selected username in the field.
- Choose a Theme: Light or Dark
- Choose your notification preferences
- Clear Data: Reseting the application to its initial state
- Select connection point to the blockchain
You can add contacts by entering their PirlChat Public Address or by scanning their QR code.
You can visualize your QR code by clicking the menu and then over your public key.
Deleting App Data (App Reset)
In settings menu -> Click “Clear Data”
On the pop-up input write “DELETE” and click “Clear -> You will be sent back to “Welcome” screen with your app data erased.
Notice You can always restore your account with your “Seed phrase”