Unassigned ticket

What is unassigned ticket?

A Ticket can get unassigned from it’s handler manually by another agent, or by utilising automated rules. In certain scenarios, it’s better for tickets to stay unassigned, yet still belonging to departments or being tagged.

An agent can unassign a ticket by using the Transfer feature and selecting Transfer to: Department; Assign to: Not assigned.

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Frequently asked questions

How do you define an unassigned ticket?

An unassigned ticket is any ticket that has not been assigned to any agent, either manually, or covered by an automatic rule.


How long should a ticket remain unassigned?

The ticket should be assigned as soon as possible. If this was not done by using an automatic rule, you must manually assign to the appropriate agent. However, there are situations when it is better not to assign a ticket to any agent, then it is important that it belongs to a specific department and that they are marked.


Where in LiveAgent can you access a list of all unassigned tickets?

In LiveAgent, access to all tickets, including unassigned ones, can be found in the Tickets section in the Agent's panel. 


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Expert note

Unassigned tickets can impact customer satisfaction and revenue. Assign tickets promptly to appropriate agents or departments for efficient resolution.

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Ticket system is a shared inbox for all tasks from your customers. All messages will automatically transform into the same ticket.

Ticket system

A ticket system is a common inbox for all customer tasks, with messages automatically converted into tickets. Key features include multi-channel availability, personalization, automation, personalized ticket pages, categories and tags, and the ability to build a knowledge base. LiveAgent is a ticketing system that automatically tracks and converts all customer problems into tickets. Ticket management systems streamline customer messages from multiple channels and must have features such as centralized inbox, ticket routing, and data analytics. Ticketing systems help improve response times, reduce churn, and increase productivity and satisfaction. An open source ticketing system is cost-effective compared to proprietary systems.

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Resolved ticket

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When a new ticket shows up, no one owns it. Once you open the ticket, you can assign it to a department or to a certain agent. You can set up the criteria.

Assign ticket

Assigning tickets is an important function that routes customer inquiries to the appropriate agent or department. LiveAgent offers manual and auto-assignment options, with the ability to customize criteria for prioritization. Once assigned, agents are responsible for resolving the ticket quickly and efficiently. This process makes ticket management more manageable while boosting contact center efficiency. LiveAgent also offers features such as unassigned tickets, transfer tickets, and automated ticket distribution.

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