Creating Group Chats in Microsoft Teams


How do I start a group chat with multiple users in Microsoft Teams?


Start a Group Chat

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Teams.
  2. Select the Chat option. 
  3. Select the New Chat icon (square with pencil) at the top of the screen.
  4. In the To: field, enter the names or email addresses of the people with whom you would like to chat and select their names from the list of results as they appear. 
  5. Once all of the names have been identified, type your message into the message field at the bottom of the screen. 
  6. Select the Send icon (right pointing arrow) at the bottom of the screen.
  7. You have now started a group chat. 

*You can also begin a group chat quickly by typing the names or email addresses directly into the Search field and then selecting them as they appear in the list of results.

Add Additional Users to a Group Chat:

  1. Select the user icon (this looks like a group of users with a number next to it) in the top right corner of the group chat window.
  2. Select Add people.
  3. Enter the person's name or email address.
  4. Choose your preferred option for including chat history.
  5. Select Add

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