Features and Settings


November 4, 2020

This category allows you to call a friend or family member that uses the Envision Ally app. Because of the camera in the front of the Envision Glasses, someone else is able to see what you are looking at.

Call an Ally

This feature allows you to call a friend or family member that has downloaded the Envision Ally app and that you have accepted as an Ally. Whenever you are in a situation where the other Envision features are not able to solve your problem, you will be able to call your Ally. They will be notified on their phone with the Envision Ally app.

Step 1: Go to Call.

Step 2: Go to Call an Ally.

Step 3: Navigate to the Ally that you want to call and double-tap.

Step 4: You will hear a sound that the call is connecting. At this point the Ally receives a notification and, once he or she taps on the notification, you will be connected to the Ally.

Step 5: Swipe forward or back to increase or decrease the volume. Swipe down twice to exit the call.

Adding an ally?

Add someone as an Ally! This can be a friend or family member that you would want to call in case the Envision features are not sufficient to help you out. For this to work, your friend will need to download the app Envision Ally. The Envision Ally app can be downloaded in the App Store (iPhone) or Play Store (Android).

Complete the steps below to add someone as an Ally:

Step 1: Open the Envision app on your phone.

Step 2: Navigate to the Glasses tab.

Step 3: Go to Feature Preferences.

Step 4: Go to Add Ally.

Step 5: Tap on Invite to Envision Ally.

Step 5: Share the link with your friend. Your friend should open the link on their phone.

Step 6: Once your friend has opened the link on their phone and has the Envision Ally app installed, you will be approved as their Envisioner. Now turn on your Envision Glasses.

Step 7: On your Envision Glasses, go to Call.

Step 8: Go to Call an Ally.

Step 9: Your new added Ally will appear in the list, which you can scroll through by swiping forward and back.

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