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Author's profile photo Mugesh Piruthiviraj

Expert Chat – Real Time Channel for your SAP Cloud Solutions

Expert Chat is a live chat service from SAP Product Support, and best suited for new medium or high priority issues. It connects you instantly to SAP technical support experts and offers to clarify your questions before filling an incident. In many cases, this service helps to solve your problem and you might be able to continue working with no disruption. It’s available for all support levels and almost all solutions – at no additional cost.

Expert Chat provides:

  • Real-time support from an SAP Product Support Expert
  • Ability to screen share
  • Quicker resolution as compared to an incident created in the Launchpad

Please note that you need to have a valid S user id to access Expert Chat.

Expert Chat Services is accessible through your SAP BusinessByDesign and SAP Cloud for Customer solutions. Read below for steps to start the Chat from the cloud solutions. Click here for FAQ

1. Login as a key-user to the respective Tenant

2. Click Help Center (same process used for reporting an incident)

2. In the Help Center windowClick “SAP Expert Chat”

3. Upon clicking “SAP Expert Chat”, a new chat window opens. Now, Select “New Incident (unreported issue)”

Note: select “Existing Incident” for query on your existing SAP support incident. Other options are for non-SAP product related topic, you should contact SAP’s Customer Interaction Center.

SAP product support requires 3 key information about your technical problem before starting a chat:

  1. Expert Area where you are facing problems
  2. System is affected
  3. Technical problem

Selection details are as follows,

Expert Area selection

Note: If you do not find your product or product area in the list of expert areas, you need to turn to the regular incident channel

System Details

Select the system where you are having the issue,

Technical problem

Provide the details of the technical problem

The button will be displayed only if an expert is available to reply to your request. In case all experts for your specific area are currently busy, either try again shortly after, or start a traditional incident.

At the end of the Chat interaction with SAP Support, you may end the chat using “End Chat”. if required, you can save the transcript or send the transcript to e-mail address.

Please take a few seconds and complete below question survey to share your experience with Expert Chat:


If you would like to know, what an Expert Chat session looks, you may also watch this video:


Other Useful Links:


Guidelines specific to application areas:

2917670 – Guidelines for Cloud Application Studio Expert Chat

2924032 – Guidelines for C4C Integration Expert Chat


What are you waiting for? Start Chatting today…



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      Author's profile photo Dhanya KV
      Dhanya KV

      Check out the below blog to know more about other real time channels available for ByD/C4X:


      Author's profile photo Prasanth Sarma Aryasomayajula
      Prasanth Sarma Aryasomayajula

      Quite usable 🙂

      Author's profile photo Sergi Cabre Lopez
      Sergi Cabre Lopez

      Hi Mugesh,
      Thanks a lot for sharing this valuable information about Expert Chat as part of SAP Next-Generation Support Channels