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Optimize team conversations

Optimize team conversations

With Microsoft Teams, you can stay connected with your teammates in private or group discursions no matter where you are. Calls or chats let you connect with someone privately, have one-on-one conversations, or collaborate in group chats. And cut through the noise and get someone's attention with @mentions or direct emails to a channel, or filter your activity feed to focus on what matters most.

Start chats and make calls

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  • Select New chat Select to start a new chat. , and type the name of the person or people you want to contact.

  • Select Video call Select to start a video call. or Audio call Select to start an audio call. to call someone directly from a chat.

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Chat in Microsoft Teams

Use @mentions

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  1. In a reply or conversation, type @ and the person's name, or type @team or @channel.

  2. Select the person's name, team, or channel you want to mention.

  3. Finish your message and select Send.

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Use @mentions to get attention in Teams

Send email to a channel

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  1. To get a channel's email, select More options More options button > Get email address.

  2. Select Copy.

  3. Paste the copied email address in a new email, and select Send.

    People in a channel will receive your forwarded email.

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Filter your activity feed

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  1. Select Filter.

  2. Select which notifications you want to see.

  3. Select X to close the filter.

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