illumy is a new way to communicate with your friends, family, and colleagues. You can use illumy to send and receive emails, chat messages, voice calls, and video calls—all in one place. You can also create groups and share files with anyone you want. illumy is easy to use and works on any device.
Here’s how to get started with illumy:
#### sign up for illumy
To sign up for illumy, go to [https://illumy.com](https://illumy.com/) on your web browser and click the “Sign Up Free” link. You will need to choose a username and a password. Your username will also be your illumy email address, so pick something you like. For example, **firstname.lastname@example.org**.
Next, enter your name and your phone number. illumy will send you a code to verify your phone number. Enter the code and click “Submit.”
That’s it! You have created your illumy account.
_**Tip:** Save illumy as a bookmark in your browser, so you can access it easily._
#### download the illumy mobile app
You can also use illumy on your phone or tablet. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can download the illumy app from the App Store. If you have an Android phone or tablet, you can download the illumy app from Google Play. After you install the app, you can log in with the same username and password you used on the web browser.
Now, you can enjoy illumy on the go. You can send and receive emails, chat messages, voice calls, and video calls from one app. You can also see all your conversations in one place.
#### invite your friends to illumy
illumy is more fun when you invite your friends and family to join you. You can still communicate with people who don’t have illumy, but they will miss out on some of the cool features that illumy offers.
To invite someone to illumy, click the envelope with the plus sign in the upper right corner. Enter their email address and click “Send.” They will receive an email with a link to sign up for illumy. Once they do, they will appear in your contact list on the left panel. You can also add them as a favorite by clicking the star next to their name.
#### start a conversation in illumy
You are ready to start communicating with people on illumy. To send a chat message to someone, find their name on the left panel and click it. Then type your message in the box at the bottom of the screen and press enter. If they are online, they will see your message right away. If they are offline, they will see it when they log in next time.
You can also send voice or video calls to someone by clicking the phone or camera icons at the top of the screen. If they accept your call, you can talk or see each other live.
#### send an email or group message via illumy
If you want to send an email to someone, click the Compose Message button at the top of the left panel. Then enter their email address in the To field and write a subject and a message. You can also add attachments by clicking the paperclip icon at the bottom of the screen. When you are done, click Send.
You can also send a group message to multiple people by entering more than one email address in the To field. You can use this feature to create a group chat or a group email thread with anyone you want.
#### manage your illumy settings
You can customize your illumy experience by changing your settings. To access your settings, click your name at the top of the left panel and then click Settings. Here you can change things like your profile picture, your notification preferences, your privacy options, and more.
You can also log out of illumy from this menu by clicking Log Out.
That’s all for now! We hope you enjoy using illumy as much as we do. If you have any questions or feedback, please visit our support page at https://support.illumy.com. Thank you for choosing illumy!