2.2 How to send a Message in Microsoft Teams Chat

how to send a message in teams

Here are the steps you need to follow if you’re already in a chat with someone on Microsoft Teams:

Step 1: Open the Chat

First, make sure you’re in the chat section of Microsoft Teams. On the left-hand side of the Teams interface, you’ll see various options such as ‘Activity’, ‘Chat’, ‘Teams’, etc. Click on the ‘Chat’ option to open your chats.

Step 2: Select the Chat

Once you’re in the chat section, you’ll see a list of your ongoing chats. Click on the chat where you want to send a message.

Step 3: Compose Your Message

With the chat window open, it’s time to craft your message. Click on the message box at the bottom of the window and start typing your message. Microsoft Teams offers various formatting options – you can make your text bold, italicized, or underlined, add bullet points or numbered lists, and even insert emojis, GIFs, and stickers to make your message more engaging.

Step 4: Send Your Message

Once you’ve composed your message, hit the ‘Enter’ key on your keyboard or click on the ‘Send’ (arrow) icon to the right of the message box to send your message.

Using Microsoft Teams Chat on Mobile Devices

The process is equally straightforward for those who prefer using Microsoft Teams on mobile devices.

Step 1: Open the Teams App

First, open the Microsoft Teams application on your mobile device. If you haven’t installed it yet, you can download it from Google Play Store for Android or App Store for iOS.

Step 2: Access Chats

Tap on the ‘Chat’ icon at the bottom of your screen to access your ongoing chats.

Step 3: Select the Chat

Scroll through your chats and tap on the one where you want to send a message.

Step 4: Type Your Message

Tap on the ‘Type a new message’ box at the bottom, and start typing your message.

Step 5: Send Your Message

Once you’re done, tap the ‘Send’ (arrow) icon to send your message.

There you have it – a simple and efficient way to send messages in Microsoft Teams, whether you’re using a computer or a mobile device. Remember, effective communication is the cornerstone of successful collaboration. Stay tuned for more insights and tips on leveraging digital tools to their fullest potential!

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