About Helpshift

Helpshift is an in-app customer engagement and web-based customer support platform that enables mobile apps to improve customer experience, drive higher ratings, reduce churn and increase retention. By reducing the number of incoming support requests with an in-app knowledge base and leveraging in-depth user and device data to proactively engage mobile customers with targeted push notifications & in-app surveys, Helpshift’s customer care suite has proven to improve agent resolution times and increase user satisfaction with their in-app experience.

Helpshift understands the importance of meeting customers in their preferred context and continues to makes it easier for businesses, large and small, to care for their customers through in-app FAQ's, in-app Chat, and relevant device data, to provide customer care throughout the mobile user's experience.

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  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Helpshift

  • Helpshift enables app users to send messages to teams running the app, without interrupting their own user experience.

  • Messages from users flow into the Helpshift dashboard in real-time, where teams can manage, prioritize and then respond to conversations quickly.

  • Helpshift sends push and in-app notifications to bring users back into the app, increasing app engagement.

  • With FAQs native and locally cached inside the app, users can access the FAQ even when they're offline. Users can self-serve and instantly find answers to their problems.

  • FAQs can be localised in multiples languages. Helpshift's mobile SDK can automatically detect the users language settings to deliver FAQs in the relevant language.

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

    Supported Languages

    Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, zh-hant

    Pricing starting from:

    N/A

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Helpshift Software - Case management tools allow users to track customer issues
    Helpshift Software - Metrics such as total issues, issues without prior FAQ views, deflections, and more can be tracked
    Helpshift Software - Custom reports can be created
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    Helpshift Software - Auto-responses aim to gather as much customer data as possible
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    Features

    Total features of Helpshift: 87

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    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Tracking
    • Alerts / Escalation
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Auto-Responders
    • Automated Routing
    • CRM Software
    • Call Center Management
    • Call Recording Software
    • Call Routing
    • Campaign Management Software
    • Canned Responses
    • Chat/Messaging
    • Chatbot Software
    • Client Portal
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Customer Database
    • Customer Experience Management
    • Customer History
    • Customer Segmentation
    • Customer Service Analytics
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Fields
    • Customizable Forms
    • Customizable Reports
    • Customizable Templates
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Visualization Software
    • Document Storage
    • Email Management Software
    • Email Templates
    • Employee Management
    • Event Triggered Actions
    • Feedback Management
    • File Sharing Software
    • Full Text Search
    • Geotargeting
    • Help Desk Management
    • Inbox Management
    • Interaction Tracking
    • Knowledge Base Management
    • Live Chat Software
    • Macros/Templated Responses
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-Channel Communication
    • Multi-Channel Management
    • Multi-Language
    • Multiple User Accounts
    • Network Monitoring Software
    • Offline Access
    • Offline Form
    • Performance Metrics
    • Prioritization
    • Proactive Chat
    • Queue Management
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Notifications
    • Real-Time Chat
    • Real-time Consumer-facing Chat
    • Real-time Updates
    • Remote Access/Control
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • SSL Security
    • Screen Sharing Software
    • Search/Filter
    • Self Service Portal
    • Sentiment Analysis
    • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
    • Single Sign On Software
    • Social Media Integration
    • Support Ticket Management
    • Surveys & Feedback
    • Tagging
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Ticket Management
    • Transcripts/Chat History
    • Transfers/Routing
    • Virtual Assistant
    • Visual Analytics
    • Website Visitor Tracking
    • Widgets
    • Workflow Configuration
    • Workflow Management Software

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    3.9 /5
    (27)
    Value for Money
    3.8/5
    Features
    3.7/5
    Ease of Use
    4.1/5
    Customer Support Software
    4.1/5

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    Fabiana H. Fabiana H.
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    • Industry: Outsourcing/Offshoring
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Effective Ticketing Software for Chats

    Reviewed on 2020-02-20

    We changed from Zendesk to Helpshift and must admit that it would've been the experience to stay...

    We changed from Zendesk to Helpshift and must admit that it would've been the experience to stay given the features and functionalities were very similar at the exception of the really goo chat features that HelpShift includes.

    Pros

    The macros and shortcuts surely improve an agent's productivity. Creating several different views and queues that users have access improves the tier distribution. Their In App messaging is a life saver and extremely polished.

    Cons

    Microsoft PowerBI as their reporting system was very hard to work with. If you're not on the enterprise plan with the customer support fee, there's no way you're going to find any help or online resources that are helpful to answer your question.

    Alternatives Considered

    Kustomer

    Reasons for Choosing Helpshift

    We were looking for a better tool for In App Messaging.

    Switched From

    Zendesk
    Richard K. Richard K.
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    • Industry: Computer Games
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Customer facing first

    Reviewed on 2017-03-27

    HelpShift has been a paradigm shift in terms of quality and up to date support for our users....

    HelpShift has been a paradigm shift in terms of quality and up to date support for our users. Easily updatable FAQs and in-game support has been really well received by our players. Engagement is high and the easily searchable FAQs have been extremely helpful for self service support.

    Pros

    Helpshift is a great user experience, and integrates easily with our products.
    The easily updatable FAQs have been a massive win for me over other competing products.

    Cons

    The analytics are thin and not quite usable.
    Management of user roles is extremely limited and messy (not able to add admins to groups).
    Views are a nightmare to manage as an admin and its far to easy to break them.

    Marcio hoerlle L. Marcio hoerlle L.
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    • Industry: Internet
    • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

    Good platfom to reply Mobile app support tickets, but it lacks features.

    Reviewed on 2018-10-16

    It does the basic job of getting a ticket and responding, splitting incoming tickets into queues,...

    It does the basic job of getting a ticket and responding, splitting incoming tickets into queues, even classifying it with tags, but don't expect a fully developed solution like Zendesk. Helpshift is just no there yet.

    Pros

    The feature so far is the cod you can inject in your app to query the remote mobile device hardware and software spec that helps a lot when troubleshooting tickets received.

    Cons

    it totally lacks a module do some BI number crunching providing basic information like, how much time an agent spent on a ticket ? What's the agent RPH ? there are no statistics at all to help managers to improve the service quality.

    Nikhilesh C. Nikhilesh C.
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Review as a Team leader

    Reviewed on 2021-08-20

    Efficient

    Efficient

    Pros

    Ease of use
    Can create different types of views as per the requirement
    Reports and analysis

    Cons

    Can't export to tickets in excel
    Slow while assigning tickets in bulk

    Alternatives Considered

    Salesforce Service Cloud

    Reasons for Switching to Helpshift

    In game support
    Peeyush R. Peeyush R.
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
    • Review Source

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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Advanced Chat Portal to use

    Reviewed on 2017-04-01

    Easy accessibility, Advanced Chat Portal, Easy Chat Transfers, Agent Tag Routing, Knowledge...

    Easy accessibility, Advanced Chat Portal, Easy Chat Transfers, Agent Tag Routing, Knowledge Database Integration. Multiple Widgets.

    Pros

    No Ugly Pop-Up, Persistent Chat, Chat transcripts, More competent service, Instant feedback,

    Cons

    Not great on mobile platforms, he user interface and some of the user experience design can have some, let's say, interesting glitches. However, none of these problems affect security.

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    Helpshift offers the following pricing plans:

    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Helpshift's pricing model is based off of completed customer service interactions -- meaning you only pay for the issues that you resolve with Helpshift. Agents are completely free!

    Helpshift has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

    Helpshift supports the following languages:

    Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, zh-hant

    Helpshift supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Helpshift integrates with the following applications:

    Campaign Monitor, Constant Contact, Dropbox Business, Facebook for Business, Gmail, Google Analytics, Google Calendar, Mailchimp, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Twitter, Zendesk

    Helpshift offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, Chat

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