Setting up AppTalk Plus
For all phone models that support AppTalk Plus, you will need to accept the permission requested by the app to record audio as well as allow the permission request to ignore battery optimization to ensure you receive messages while the app is backgrounded.
Disable carrier ePTT application (for Sprint and AT&T Kyocera Duraforce Pro Devices)
If your carrier has a built in ePTT solution we recommend disabling the carrier ePTT application to prevent it from taking over the PTT button function:
- Open application menu
- Scroll to find the ePTT application
- Long press on ePTT application
- Select Disable
- Open Setting app --> Applications
- Select ePTT application
- Select disable
Programming the PTT button
Sonim phones will auto program the PTT button on install of the Orion app.
Kyocera phones require that you:
- Make Orion app an Administrator to program the PTT button.
- Set the PTT button in the phone settings.
Settings → Programmable key setting → Set it to PTT operations
To be visible on the map, tap Enable on the Location Permission bar at the bottom of the screen the first time you enter a group. From there, tap Allow on the system dialogue to grant location permissions.