Get someone's attention in Teams

To get someone's attention in a channel conversation or a chat, @mention them. Just type @ before their name and then select them from the menu that appears.

They receive a notification, which they can click to go directly into the point in the conversation where they were mentioned.

To get the attention of an entire team, try one of these:

  • Post something in the Team's general channel. The channel name appears bold for every team member.

  • Type @team to message everyone on that team.

  • Type @channel to notify everyone who has favorited that channel.

FYI, a team owner needs to enable these features.

@mention with suggested people

To get someone's attention in a channel conversation or a chat, @mention them. Just type @ before their name and then select them from the menu that appears.

They receive a notification, which they can click to go directly into the point in the conversation where they were mentioned.

To get the attention of an entire team, try one of these:

  • Post something in the Team's general channel. The channel name appears bold for every team member.

  • Type @team to message everyone on that team.

  • Type @channel to notify everyone who has favorited that channel.

FYI, a team owner needs to enable these features.

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