Please make sure that your smartphone or tablet has the following configuration:
If your smartphone does not meet the minimum requirements mentioned above, then you will not be able to find or download the NetPal App.
NetPal App requests the following device permissions:
Check Internet Connection Status. Most of the functionality provided by our App requires internet connectivity. This necessitates your device to be online to complete the actions successfully. App prompts you as soon as your internet connections drops.
Access Camera. This permission is required to capture and upload pictures for your Business Profile and posting business requirements. Your pictures are saved in the local storage of your device as well as uploaded to our servers in the cloud.
Access Photo Library. This permission is required to read your pictures in the local storage which can be selected for your Business Profile and while posting business requirements. Your pictures are uploaded to our servers in the cloud. The write permission is needed to download and store the profile picture or event ticket images to the local strorage of your device.
Yes, you can add up to three businesses to your business profile. Open the business profile in edit mode and scroll to Your Businesses section. Tap Add button to add another business to your profile.
The business details provided at the time of account creation are considered as your Primary Business. It is shown as first item in the list of businesses with a flag icon next to it. You can set any one of your multiple businesses as Primary. Its location is used as your primary location.
You will see a heart icon on every card on the Referral Exchange list. Tapping this icon will add that post to your favorites list and its icon will fill with red color .
You can shortlist up to 20 posts. To view your favorites, go to Main Menu Your Exchange Your Posts Favorite tab.
Go to Main Menu Your Exchange Your Posts to view the list of your own Live and Expired posts (Needs & Offers).
You can perform various actions like Edit the Post, Check its location, View responses received, Share it to people outside app, Manage global visibility, Manage your profile pisibility, etc.
When you open the NetPal App, you land up on the Home page. Tap Referral Exchange to see a page with three tabs - Local, Relevant, and Gloabl. The Relevant tab lists all the posts that match with your business profile.
Please note, in order to view the most relevant posts, you must provide correct Business Category and Keywords in your Business Profile. Open your profile in Edit mode. Scroll down to Business Details sub-section of your business under Your Businesses section. Tap Edit icon to add the desired details.
Please keep the Keywords list short. Add a comma separated list of most important keywords related to your business domain. This will increase the relvance of posts shown to you under Referral Exchange.
If the serviceable location of the requirements (Need or Offer) is from your country then such posts are shown under Local tab. If it is outside your country then such posts are shown under Global tab. However, Show to Global Audience option must be set ON for such Global posts.
The relevant posts are fetched based on your Business Category and Keywords. This is a subjective search. If your keywords are general or quite common across the categories, then posts from other categories might match with such keywords which are actually not relevant to you. In such cases, you can either keep most niche keywords in your business profile or filter the relevant posts further by searching desired keywords within that list.
You can open the Filter page by tapping icon shown at the top-right corner of the Relevant Posts page.
Go to Home or open Your Networking from the Main Menu and tap Search People. This will open a search page that has multiple search filters viz. Search people by Name, Company, or Business.
Name filter: Find people by their first name, last name, or both.
Company filter: Find people by a company name with which they are associated as employee, associate, or vendor.
Business filter: Find people using a particular keyword related to a business cateogry or domain.
You will see Referral Statistics widget at the bottom of the App Home page. The numbers shown here are calculated using your referral exchange activities only. Each row signifies the details as explained below.
Any organization can form an independent Referral Network on NetPal platform. A Group is an online presence for organizational members working for a common cause or a goal. And a Network is a collection of such Groups.
You can search and view the posts of your Group members or Network members using Filters on the Referral Exchange.
NetPal is a universal collection of multiple networks on a single platform.
Our customer support team assists organizations to form their own network on NetPal. It can be done by simply submitting a request via NetPal App.
You should have the following information handy before requesting a new network setup:
Once you are ready with the above information, follow the below mentioned steps to set up a network for your business association or organization:
A Power Team is a private list of professionals who are from your work domain but do not compete with you. They are complementary to your prefession and have potential to bring new opportunities to you.
You can search people and shortlist them by tapping the power team icon on their profile page. These shortlisted professionals appear under your Power Team which is owned and managed by you. This list is not visible to anybody except you.
You can search and view the posts of your Power Team members by using the Filters on the Referral Exchange page. Thus, you can keep a close watch on the ongoing business, team up to spin-off new opportunities, and work closely as a cohesive unit.
A Power Team has a power of building an entire ecosystem of your industrial vertical.
Members can post their business requirements without disclosing their identity. In this case you cannot see their profile or contact details. However, you can initiate a chat with such post owners by tapping on the chat icon on the Requirements Card.
To view all your chat threads, go to Messages or tap on notifications icon on Home page.
Certain mobile devices might have problems receiving in-app messages when NetPal app is closed. This depends on what device you're using.
To ensure you keep receiving in-app messages, you'll need to update the auto-start settings on your device so that the NetPal app comes out of doze mode whenever a new message arrives. Please note that the access to auto-start setting will vary depending on your device manufacturer, model, and the operating system version.
Please make sure that NetPal app is not optimized for battery saving (Doze feature). This setting is found on most devices by tapping Settings -> Battery -> Battery Optimization. Make sure NetPal is on the list of apps “excluded” from optimization.
Tap the Messages menu from the Main Menu. This will open the messages page with three tabs viz. Network, Posts, and People.
Slide the chat thread to the left and you will see Delete option. Tapping this option will delete that particular chat thread along with all its messages.
You can permanently delete your account via Edit Profile section. Click the Delete Account button therein and follow the onscreen instructions to initiate the account deletion.