Chat or post something in Microsoft Teams

Start a new conversation

When you have a new topic or idea to introduce to the team, you can start a new conversation.

  1. Select a team and channel.

  2. In the Start a new conversation box, add your message and press Enter.

Start a new conversation

Reply to a conversation

Conversations in channels are organized by date and then threaded. The replies in threaded conversations are organized under the initial conversation and are easier to follow.

  1. Find the conversation thread you want to reply to.

  2. Select Reply, add your message, and press Enter.

Reply to a conversation

Have fun with emojis, memes, and stickers

Express yourself and impress co-workers with memes and customized stickers.

  1. Select Teams, and then select a channel.

  2. Select Emoji icon in your compose message box \ text editor.

  3. We recommend Office Drama stickers, so select Office Drama.

  4. Select a sticker, enter a fun caption and select Done.

  5. @mention co-workers before you send the message, and then press Enter.

Have fun with emojis and stickers

Post something

  1. Select a channel, and then select Files.

  2. Select Upload, select a file, and then Open.

    Post a document like one of these: 5 new ways to work with Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Or, select Conversations, use @ to mention someone, and attach a file.

Reply to a conversation
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