Getting Started with AppTalk Plus

How to Access a Group

  • Open the Orion app on your compatible Android device.
  • The app will place you in a default group

Send Messages with AppTalk Plus

  • When you are ready to transmit, press and hold the PTT button on the side of your phone. Wait a moment after the tone to begin talking.  
  • Hold down the button while you are talking.
  • After you’ve finished speaking, wait a moment then release the button to stop transmitting.

Receive Messages with AppTalk Plus

  • Any group messages you receive will be played through your phone’s speaker or connected headphones, even when your phone screen is off.
  • To stop hearing messages from your group, exit the group.

Switching Groups

  • Select from the top drop down a new group to enter
  • Once you see the list, just touch the group to join

Exit a Group

  • Simply touch EXIT on the top to remove yourself from the group.


  • Make sure the volume is turned up on your phone.
  • Use the Echo Chamber group to familiarize yourself.

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