Flow block: Create persistent contact association - Amazon Connect

Flow block: Create persistent contact association

Description

  • Enables persistent chat experience on the current chat.

  • This allows you to select the required rehydration mode. For more information about chat rehydration, see Enable persistent chat.

Supported channels

The following table lists how this block routes a contact who is using the specified channel.

Channel Supported?

Voice

No - Error branch

Chat

Yes

Task

No - Error branch

Flow types

You can use this block in the following flow types:

  • Inbound flow

  • Customer Queue flow

  • Customer hold flow

  • Customer whisper flow

  • Outbound whisper flow

  • Agent hold flow

  • Agent whisper flow

  • Transfer to agent flow

  • Transfer to queue flow

Properties

The following image shows the Properties page of the Create persistent contact association block.


                    The properties page of the Create persistent contact associations
                        block.

Configuration tips

  • To enable persistent chat you can add the Create persistent contact association block to your flow, or provide the previous contactId in the SourceContactId parameter of the StartChatContact API, but not both. You can enable persistence of a SourceContactID on a new chat only once.

    We recommend that you enable persistent chat by using the Create persistent contact association block when using the following features:

  • You can configure persistent chats to rehydrate the entire past chat conversation or rehydrate from a specific segment of a past chat conversation. For information about rehydration types, see Enable persistent chat.

Configured block

The following image shows an example of what this block looks like when it is configured. It has two branches: Success and Error.


                    A configured Create persistent contact associations block.