Mark a message as important or urgent in Teams

Mark a message as important or urgent in Teams

If you want to make sure people pay attention to your message, mark it as important or urgent.

Urgent message in Teams.

To do that, select Set Delivery Options Mark as important button beneath the compose box, and then select Important or Urgent. That adds the word "IMPORTANT!" or "URGENT!" to your message. Once in the message, you’ll be able to include files, links, or pictures—whatever you need to get your point across!

Important message in Teams.

To undo this option, select Standard from your delivery options, and the message will be sent as usual.

FYI—An urgent message will notify a person or group repeatedly, every 2 minutes for 20 minutes, or until they read it. You’ll have to judge based on your organization and culture what messages are urgent.

Note: Your administrator needs to enable urgent messages.

Want to be sure your message gets noticed? Mark it as important or urgent!

To do that, tap More options More options button  > Message priority, and then select Important or Urgent. This adds the word “IMPORTANT!” or “URGENT!” to your message. From here, compose your message.

To undo this option, just retrace your steps and tap it again.

FYI—An urgent message will notify a person or group repeatedly, every 2 minutes for 20 minutes, or until they read it. You’ll have to judge based on your organization and culture what messages are urgent.

Note: Your administrator needs to enable urgent messages.

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