Instant Messaging (IM) is pay-as-you-go on a monthly billing cycle.
We offer three different IM plans, the Trial Edition, Pro Edition, and Flagship Edition. Applications will be assigned the free Trial Edition by default. You can select the plan that best suit your business needs.
The following table compares the features of the different editions:
|Feature||Trial Edition||Pro Edition||Flagship Edition|
|Maximum friends for a single user||20||3,000||3,000|
|Maximum groups a single user can join||50||500||1,000|
|Maximum members in a group (private group, public group, or chat room)||20||200||Private group: 200
Pubic group and chat room: 2,000
|Maximum number of groups (deleted groups not counted)||100||Unlimited||Unlimited|
|Maximum number of audio-video chat rooms that can be created||10||50||Unlimited|
|Maximum net increase in group quantity per day||10,000||10,000||10,000|
|Free retention period of historical messages||7 days||7 days||30 days|
|Quota of free daily active users (DAU)||100/month||10,000/month||10,000/month|
|Free peak group count||100,000/month||100,000/month||100,000/month|
|Push to all users||Not supported||Not supported||Supported|
|Concurrently online on multiple devices on the same platform||Not supported||Not supported||Supported|
|Local message search (Android, iOS)||Not supported||Not supported||Supported|
Each value-added service has its own billing method. Value-added services are available only for Pro Edition and Flagship Edition.
|Upgrading to unlimited number of audio-video chat rooms||Applies to all users in a single SDKAppID.|
|Increasing the maximum number of members in a single non-video-audio group||Applies to all groups in a single SDKAppID. Different group types have different member limits. For more information, see Group Features.|
|Increasing the maximum number of groups a single user can join||Applies to all users in a single SDKAppID.|
|Extending the retention period of historical messages||Applies to a single SDKAppID.
While text, image, short audio, short video, and custom messages are supported by this service, different SDK versions allow you to extend the retention period for different message types. For more information, see Message Storage. You can extend the retention period to up to 360 days in the console.
|Content filtering||Applies to a single SDKAppID.
Custom word libraries in both Chinese and English are supported. Other languages are currently not supported. The number of filtering attempts is not limited.
|Bandwidth of on-screen comments in audio-video chat rooms||Applies to all audio-video chat rooms in a single SDKAppID.|