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Cobrowse provides an integration with Freshdesk and Freshchat, available from the Freshdesk and Freshchat App Marketplaces.

Overview provides an integration with Freshdesk and Freshchat available in the Freshdesk and Freshchat App Marketplaces.
You can view our app descriptions and see more information for each platform below.

Installation instructions

Register for an account at Note: you only need to register for an account once. You can use the same account details in both Freshdesk and Freshchat.
Make note of your account licence key at
Generate a new private/public key pair following our article:
Make sure you can access the contents of your private.pem file, as you will need to copy it later. For example, using the command cat private.pem in the directory of your downloaded key will print the contents to a terminal window.
You must keep your private key secure at all times as it grants access to your account.
Install the Freshdesk or Freshchat app from the app gallery (Admin -> Settings -> Apps and search or from the correct marketplace links above.
Add your licence key and private key when prompted (include the first and final lines that look like -----BEGIN/END PRIVATE KEY-----). API can be left as-is, unless you are using an account on our EU Cloud or a self-hosted instance.
Add your licence key and private key in the boxes.
Afterwards, click install for the app to install. You can check successful installation by going to Manage Apps in the Admin settings to see if is there and enabled.
The app is installed and enabled.
The app should then appear in the sidebar during Freshchats and Freshdesk tickets and contacts. If you do not see it then please refresh the page (you may need to log out/in again).
To connect to user devices, your next step is to install our SDKs for your platforms. You can find the links for each platform here:

Connect from Freshchat

After you have installed our SDK on the same websites or apps as your Freshchat widget, then you should be able to connect to users in one click from live Freshchats.

Connect from Freshdesk

For Freshdesk, there is also a standalone app view which appears in the left-hand side bar.
The app, once loaded and our SDKs have been installed into your website/apps.
After installation, you can then connect to the correct device of the customer to cobrowse:

Connect from the ticket or contact view

  • The installation steps to be complete
  • user_email custom data to be set on the SDK-side, that matches the email in the ticket/contact
You will see the device appear to connect to in the sidebar app!