Create, edit, or delete a contact group in Teams

Organize your contacts into groups to find them more easily. The groups are available on any device, but you can only manage them from the desktop or web app.

Create a group

Go to Chat  Blue chat icon on the left, select the Chat dropdown at the top, and then select Contacts. 

Teams-create a new contact group in chat

Next, select Create a new contact group at the bottom. Name your group and select Create. You can always rename or delete your group later.

Teams-create a new contact group screen

Note: You can create up to 64 contact groups.

Add people to a contact group

Go to Chat Blue chat icon on the left, select Contacts from the Chat dropdown and then choose More options More options button beside the group’s name. Select Add a contact to this group, type the name of a team member, and then select Add.

Rename a contact group

Go to Chat Blue chat icon on the left, select Contacts from the Chat dropdown, and then choose More options More options button beside the group’s name. Select Rename this group, type a new name, and then choose Save.

Note: You can't change the name of the Favorites group.

Delete a contact group

Go to Chat Blue chat icon on the left, select Contacts from the Chat dropdown, and then choose More options More options button beside the group’s name. Next, select Delete this group.

Remove someone from a contact group

Go to Chat Blue chat icon on the left, select Contacts from the Chat dropdown, choose More options More options button beside the person’s name, and then select Remove from this group.

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