Imagine driving somewhere, or finding yourself in a place where you feel a little unsafe and need someone to know where you are, and to watch over you, like a guardian angel until you have arrived at your destination safely. That is what WOM will do for you. Once you activate WOM all your WOM contacts will receive a personal message from you via SOTERIA that you have activated Watch Over Me. They will be able to chat directly with you in SOTERIA as well track your whereabouts. A personal message will be sent to your WOM contacts once you switch WOM off .
Ok, so now you have downloaded SOTERIA, what now. We recognize that SOTERIA is a big app with many new features and concepts. With this needs to come some training and help on getting started. This post will just guide you through the basic set up of SOTERIA. If you follow these steps, Your SOTERIA will be ready for use. In this post I am not going to explain what each function does or how it works, only to set it up. There will be links for deeper explanations with each functionality that is mentioned here.
Step 1 – Registering with SOTERIA
On the Splash Screen, select the “REGISTER” button
Fill in the following details
Enter your cell number
Remember to enter it in the following format +27 98 765 4321
Your cell phone will be used for verification and an OTP will be sms’s to you
Once you have received the OTP via SMS you can enter it in the field provided
You will be directed back to the Splash Screen
Click on the “LOGIN” button
Enter your phone number you registered
Remember it is in the format +27 98 765 4321
Enter you password in the field provided
Click “Sign In”
STEP 2 – Update Your Personal Details
Click on Menu
Select “Me – My personal details”
Click on the Pencil to activate edit mode
Update your details
Click on the “Save” button to upload and save details
STEP 3 – Joining a broadcast channel
Click menu button – top right
Select “Broadcast Channels” in the menu options
Click “Join New Channel” button – top right
You can use the search field to search for a specific channel
Select the Broadcast Channel you want to join from the list.
Confirm your selection of Broadcast Channel by clicking on ok
You will be directed back to the main Broadcast Channel screen. This screen shows you the channels you have joined.
STEP 4 – Add Contacts
Click “Menu” button top right
In the Menu, select “Contacts”
Click on the “Add Contact” button
Type in the Search Field the name of the person or part thereof as it appears in your address book
Click on “Search” button
Select the person you want to add as a SOTERIA contact
Click OK to confirm that you want to add this person to your SOTERIA contacts
SOTERIA will then check the local database to see if this person is a SOTERIA user
If this person you selected is a SOTERIA user then SOTERIA will add him/her to your SOTERIA contacts
If this person is not already a SOTERIA user then you will get a message that he/she is not registered with SOTERIA
Contact this person and tell them to download SOTERIA and register as you would like them to be part of your SOTERIA network
If you have more than one number saved for that person in your address book, SOTERIA will check all the numbers to see if it can find a match.
STEP 5 – Groups
Groups are important and used differently in SOTERIA
Before sending an alert you have to have a group set up in that category !!!NB!!!
Now you can start adding groups. Go here and read in our Support Forum how to do that.