Manage activities from the Timeline

Capture all interactions and communications you’ve had with your customer by adding them as activities in the Timeline section. The Timeline section gives you a unified view of everything that's happening on a case, like email received, a follow-up task that you created, system posts that are automatically generated when the cases is created, or any notes you take while talking to the customer.

When you update an activity, it moves up in the Timeline. You can sort the Timeline in both ascending or descending order of time, as per your wish.

To Do this
Enter a note Enter a note by selecting the Enter a note box. You can also add attachments to your notes.
View what you have missed See any interaction missed from the previous day or week at the top of the Timelinewhats-new.
Create a new interaction In the Timeline section, select +, and then select an interaction type: Activity, Appointment, Email, Phone call, Task, Note or a Post.
Create an activity from the timeline
To draft an email in the email activity, you can use the rich text editor, which has several formatting options. More information: Use the rich text editor to create knowledge articles and emails.
Filter activities 1. In the Timeline section, select (...) and select Open Filter Pane.
2. Filter the timeline for a specific activity type or by date. You can filter on the basis of Activity status or record type.
Take actions on an activity For an activity, select the Quick Actions button Select the icon to take actions on the activity. and select the action you want to take. For example, for a Phone Call activity, you will see actions like Close Activity, Add to Queue, and Open Entity Record.

The Related section (also known as Reference panel) in a case record provides you with quick access to important information related to the selected case that would help you resolve the case. For more information, see Related section.

See recent cases and entitlements

See Recent Cases and Entitlements to view:

  • A list of recent cases for the customer associated with the current case.

  • A list of entitlements for the customer associated with the current case.

Search knowledge articles in the Knowledge Base Search control

Search for relevant knowledge articles to quickly resolve a case. For more information, see Search for knowledge articles in the Customer Service Hub.

See also

Learn the basics of the Customer Service Hub

Use the Main form and its components