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Manage chats with the Teams mobile app

You can manage just about everything related to a 1:1 chat, self chat, or group chat on the Teams mobile app chat dashboard. To view the dashboard in iOS or Android, enter the chat and select the name at the top of the chat, whether that's the name of someone you're talking to, your own name, or the name of a group chat.

Change a group chat's name

  1. Go to the chat dashboard.

  2. Select Edit  Teams edit button next to the group's name.

  3. Change the group chat's name and select Save.

Search in a chat

  1. Go to the chat dashboard.

  2. Select Find  Search magnifying glass button.

  3. Enter your search terms.

Search a chat for something in iOS

Pin or unpin a chat

  1. Go to the chat dashboard.

  2. Select Pin to pin an unpinned chat or Unpin to unpin a pinned chat.

Pin a chat in iOS

See all 

When you're in the chat dashboard, you'll see partial lists of different elements present in the chat, such as files and apps. Select See all in one of these partial lists to view a complete list of everything that fits that type.

See all the files in a chat in iOS

View someone's profile

If you're in a 1:1 chat or a self chat, you can go straight from the dashboard to the relevant person's profile by selecting their name or profile picture.

View someone's Teams profile in iOS

Create or add people to a group chat

  1. Go to the chat dashboard.

  2. Select Add  Teams add member to chat.

  3. Enter the names of people you want in the group chat.

    Note: When you add another participant to a 1:1 chat, a new chat will be created and there won't be any chat history transferred over.

Leave a group chat 

  1. Go to the chat dashboard.

  2. Select Leave chat.

  3. Select Leave to confirm you want to leave the group chat.

    Note: When you leave a group chat, others will be notified that you have left and you won't be able to post or get messages from the group chat.

Leave a chat in iOS

Tip: For channel messages, press and hold in a message to see your options. You can react, copy, forward, turn on notifications, save, and mark as unread. You can also edit and delete your own messages.

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