During the match you will be able to interact with you opponent through pre-defined chat messages or emojis, you just need to tap on the message icon on the top.
How to access Chat options and rearrange the Chat Order
In order to access your Chat options, you first need to click the settings button on the main menu in 8 Ball Pool. If you are having trouble finding the button, you can see where it is by looking at the picture below:
On the settings menu, you will see 3 options: Sound, Ignore Chat Messages and Chat Order.
To turn your chat ON, toggle the button so that it looks like the one in the picture below:
If the button is like the previous picture, it means that you can see, send and receive chats.
To turn your chat OFF, toggle the button so that it looks like the one in the picture below:
If the button is like the previous picture, it means that you can't see, send and receive chats.
To rearrange your Chat Order go to the Chat Order button on the settings:
After this, you will be shown a list of chats that are available to you. It should look like this:
Tap on "Hide" to hide that chat message or Move to rearrange the order. The first chat in that list will be the first chat displayed while you are playing the game.
Chat with mutually accepted Facebook Friends
The free Chat function during the game is available for you to use while you are playing against mutually accepted Facebook Friends in your friends list, so if you added a player and that player adds you back you will be able to chat.
In this case you will be able to type the message that you want to send! Tap on the icon message at the top and the "Type Here" or directly the bottom blue keyboard icon and type your personalized message!
Check below how to do it:
Where can I see my Emojis?
You can check your owned Emojis in your profile, like shown below: