Editing Issues and Complaints Details

Editing Issues and Complaints Details

Maintaining up-to-date information on all issues and complaints is vital for effective complaint management within the OctopusPro system. Whether it’s modifying the complaint type or adjusting the follow-up status or deferred date, OctopusPro provides you with the flexibility to edit complaint details as required. This guide will help you understand how to edit these details, who can perform these actions, and how such changes may impact your operations.

Procedure to Edit a Complaint Details

To edit a complaint, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the main Complaints menu in OctopusPro.
  2. Select the complaint you wish to edit.
  3. Click on the blue ‘Actions’ drop-down button next to the complaint.
  4. From the dropdown menu, select ‘Edit’.

Update the complaint details:

    • Complaint Type: Adjust the category of the complaint as necessary. The preselected values for this field can be customized in your settings.
    • To Follow Status: Toggle this to indicate whether the complaint requires future attention.
    • Deferred Date: Change this to modify the scheduled date for deferred attention to the complaint.
    • Initial Complaint Comment: Modify the initial complaint comment to provide additional information or clarify the complaint’s details.

    • Once you’ve made your adjustments, click ‘Save’.

Key Considerations

Before proceeding to edit a complaint, bear in mind:

  1. Admin Authorization: Only admin users with the correct permissions can edit complaints, ensuring proper management and control of complaint data.
  2. Fieldworker Notification: Fieldworkers assigned to the complaint are notified of any edits made to the complaint details, depending on their notification settings.


Editing complaint details offers several benefits:

  1. Data Accuracy: Editing complaint details ensures the complaint’s information remains accurate and up-to-date, providing a reliable source of information for your team.
  2. Improved Communication: Modifying complaint details keeps all stakeholders informed of any changes or additional information, promoting transparency and efficient complaint resolution.
  3. Streamlined Management: The ability to edit complaints allows for effective complaint management, facilitating adjustments as circumstances change.

With the capability to edit complaints, OctopusPro empowers you to efficiently manage and keep track of complaint details. This functionality is a critical component of effective complaint management, enhancing communication, promoting data accuracy, and improving overall customer satisfaction.

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