Features

Last updated: 2020-05-12 20:41:50

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Supported Platforms

The following platforms can communicate with each other and provide services across devices and platforms.

Platform SDK and Compatibility Demo Source Code UI Component
Android Compatible with JDK 1.6 and Android SDK version 14 and later Supported Supported Supported
iOS Compatible with iOS 8.0 and later Supported Supported Supported
Mac Compatible with OS X 10.10 and later Supported Supported -
Windows C and C++ are included. Compatible with Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1, and Windows 10. Both 32-bit and 64-bit programs can be connected. - - -
Web Supports IE 9+, Chrome 7+, FireFox 3.6+, Opera 12+ and Safari 6+ Supported - -
Mini Program Supported Supported - -

Global Access

Feature Type Description
Global access overview IM provides reliable and secure network connections with global coverage. With its proprietary multi-level optimal addressing algorithm, IM can perform scheduling across the entire network. When terminals log in from outside Mainland China, IM SDK connects to the nearest access nodes.
China South China, North China, East China, Hong Kong, etc.
Global Asia: Japan, South Korea, Singapore, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, UAE
Europe: Germany, United Kingdom, France, Russia, Italy, Norway, Spain
North America: United States, Canada, Mexico
South America: Brazil

Oceania: Australia
Africa: South Africa

Account Features

Feature Type Description
Import accounts Import accounts in batches
Deactivate accounts Invalidate UserSig
Delete accounts Delete accounts in batches
User online status Manage the online and offline statuses after users log in

Multi-Device Login

Feature Type Description
Single-device login Single-device login is allowed only across Windows, web, Android, and iOS platforms.
Dual-device login (default) Single-device login across Windows, Android, and iOS with a web device online simultaneously is allowed.
Triple-device login Single-device login across Android and iOS with one Windows device and one web device online simultaneously is allowed.
Multi-device online Multiple Windows, web, Android, and iOS devices can be online simultaneously.

You can configure multi-device login by logging in to IM Console and clicking App Configuration for the target application to open the Feature Configuration page.

Message Types

Message Type Description
Text The message content is in plain text.
Image The message content includes image URLs, dimensions, and sizes.
Emoji Emoji messages are customized by developers.
Audio The duration (in seconds) must be provided for audio data.
Location The message content includes the caption, longitude, and latitude of the location.
File The message content includes the URL, size, and format of the file. There are no file format restrictions, and the maximum supported file size is 28 MB.
Short video The message content includes the URL, duration, size, and format of the short video. The maximum supported file size is 28 MB.
Custom Message types that are customized by developers, such as gift envelope and rock-paper-scissor.
System notification This type of message includes built-in system notification messages and system notification messages customized by developers.

Message Features

Feature Type Description
Download messages The app admin can obtain all one-to-one or group messages for a specified hour of a specified day through this API.
Offline messages IM supports offline push when a user logs in, the app switches to work in the background, and other users send messages.
Roaming messages When an account is logged in on a new device, roaming messages of the account are synchronized to the new device. Roaming messages are stored for 7 days by default. You can pay to increase the storage period for roaming messages.
Multi-device synchronization Messages are synchronized and received across multiple devices.
Historical messages Both local and cloud historical messages are supported.
Recall messages Recall a message that has been delivered. Messages that were delivered more than 2 minutes ago cannot be recalled. Only one-to-one and group chat messages can be recalled. Messages sent in audio-video chat rooms (AVChatRooms) and broadcasting chat rooms (BChatRooms) cannot be recalled.
Read receipts Users can check if messages have been read in a one-to-one chat.
Forward messages Users can forward messages to other users or groups.
@ feature There is no essential difference between an in-group @ message and an ordinary message, although the user specified by @ will see a special UI effect.
Typing status indicator This feature can be implemented in online messaging scenarios.
Offline push APNs and push services on Xiaomi, Huawei, MEIZU, OPPO, and Vivo mobile phones are supported.
Delete messages Use the remove method for messages to delete messages locally.
Red packets Red packet messages are similar to @ messages and can be implemented through TIMCustomElem.

Profile Features

Feature Type Description
Set user profiles Users can set information including the nickname, verification method, profile photo, gender, age, signature, and location.
Obtain user profiles Users can view their own profiles and the profiles of friends and strangers.
Obtain user information by fields This feature can obtain user information based on specific fields.
Custom user information Up to 20 custom user profile fields are supported.

Relationship Chain Features

Feature Type Description
Search for friends Search for a friend by account ID.
Apply for friend requests Specify whether a request reason is required. The default is no.
Add friends Send friend requests.
Delete friends Friends can be deleted after they are added to the contact list.
Obtain all friends This feature can obtain all friends. Only basic information of friends is pulled by default.
Accept/Reject friend requests Accept or reject a friend request after receiving a friend request system notification.
Add to the blacklist Blacklist any user. If you blacklist friends, you also unfriend them.
Remove from the blacklist Remove a user from the blacklist.
Obtain the blacklist Pull the blacklist of users.
Remarks Add remarks for a friend.
Set custom friend profile fields Up to 20 custom fields are allowed.
Create a friend list When creating a list, you can choose who goes to the list. A user can be added to multiple lists.
Delete a friend list Delete a friend list.
Add a friend to a list Add a friend to a list.
Delete a friend from a list Remove a friend from a list.
Rename a friend list Rename a friend list.
Obtain friend list information Obtain a specific friend list.
Obtain all friend lists Obtain the information of all friend lists. This can also be achieved by obtaining all friends.
Relationship chain storage The SDK can store relationship chain information.
System notifications on friend profile changes When a friend’s profile changes, you will receive a system notification.
System notification on relationship chain changes When a relationship chain change occurs, you will receive a system notification.

Group Features

Feature Type Private Group
(Private)
Public Group
(Public)
Chat Room
(ChatRoom)
Audio-Video Chat Room
(AVChatRoom)
Broadcasting Chat Room
(BChatRoom)
Member limit 200 2,000 6,000 Unlimited Unlimited
Modify the group profile Group member Group admin
Group owner
App admin
Group admin
Group owner
App admin
Group owner
App admin
App admin
Member list Show all Show all Show all Show 300 members N/A
Disband group App admin Group owner
App admin
Group owner
App admin
Group owner
App admin
App admin
Apply to join Not supported Allowed Allowed Allowed Allowed
Membership application approval Not supported Required Not required Not required Not required
Invite to the group Confirmation by the invitee is not required Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Group owner quits the group Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Set the admin Not supported Supported Supported Not supported Not supported
Remove a member Group owner
App admin
Group admin
Group owner
App admin
Group admin
Group owner
App admin
Not supported Not supported
View messages from before joining the group Not supported Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported
Member changes All members All members N/A All members N/A
Activate a group Activate through a message Not Required Not Required Not Required Not Required
Mute a member Not supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Unread count Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Import into the group Supported Supported Supported Not supported Not supported

IM Console

You can log in to Tencent Cloud IM Console to configure the app based on your needs.

Feature Type Description
Create an app Create an app
Download the SDK Download the client SDK
App configuration Configure apps
Statistics View operational data
View crashes Report errors
Callback configuration Perform third-party callbacks
Feature configuration Add custom fields and online instances
Developer tool Generate UserSig on the webpage

Statistics

The statistics and analytics feature in IM Console allows you to view operational data in various dimensions.

Statistic Type Description
Active users The number of users that have connected to and interacted with the server (de-duplicated)
New sign-ups The number of newly registered IDs
Total sign-ups View the total number of registered users
Upstream messages Specify a time period and view the number of upstream messages
Message senders Specify a time period and view the number of message senders
Peak concurrent online users Specify a time period and view the number of concurrent online users
One-to-one chat upstream messages Specify a time period and view the number of one-to-one chat upstream messages
One-to-one chat message senders Specify a time period and view the number of one-to-one chat message senders
Group upstream messages Specify a time period and view the number of group upstream messages
Group message senders Specify a time period and view the number of group message senders
Message sending groups Specify a time period and view the number of groups that send messages
New groups Specify a time period and view the number of new groups
Total groups Specify a time period and view the total number of groups
Export data Specify a time period and export data