Cross-post a channel conversation in Teams

Do you have information or an announcement that needs to be shared across multiple teams and channels? You can post that message to multiple channels at once.

Cross-post a new channel conversation

  1. In the channel, select Format Format button in Teams under the box where you type your message.

  2. At the top of the box that opens, choose a message type: New conversation or Announcement.

  3. Select Post in multiple channels > Select channels.

    How to post in multiple channels

  4. Choose the channels to post in or use search to find a channel. You can post wherever you're a member.

    Choose channels to post in.

  5. Select Update. The To field updates and shows the channels to post in.

    Selected channels to post in

  6. Type your message and select Send. This posts your message to the selected channels.

Edit a cross-post

You can edit your original message in a cross-post anytime by selecting More actions  More options button  in the post, and then choosing Edit  Edit button.

From here, you can also add channels to post in, or you can remove channels from the list. Select Post in multiple channels >Select channels to find a channel to add. To remove a channel, just delete it from the To field.

Finally, for any post you create, you can make it a cross-post by clicking More actions  More options button, then choosing Edit  Edit buttonPost in multiple channels > Select channels, and then selecting the channels you want to add.

Note: Team owners can establish moderation rules to control who can post, react, and reply to messages in a channel. For more details. see Change moderator roles and settings in a channel.

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