Messaging (Chat)

This topic covers the features available in one-on-one and group chats. For message features in channels, see Teams features by platform: Teams and channels, Posts and messages section

Compose and send

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Android and iOS

Linux desktop

Add gifs (Giphy), emoji, and stickers

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Edit or delete a sent message

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@ mentions

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Send a photo

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Mark messages as important or urgent

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Share a file in a message

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Share your screen during a chat

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Only in a call or meeting

Only in a call or meeting

Only in a call or meeting

Share an email from Outlook to Teams

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Share and view location in a chat

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View only

View only

Share and view

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Read and reply

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Mac desktop

Web

Android and iOS

Linux desktop

React to a message

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Immersive Reader

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Quoted reply

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Translate messages

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View org chart

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Group chats

Windows desktop

Mac desktop

Web

Android and iOS

Linux desktop

Add people, share chat history, and remove people from a group chat

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Name and rename a group chat

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Leave a group chat

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More chat features

Windows desktop

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Web

Android and iOS

Linux desktop

Save a chat (bookmark) 

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Find and add a message extension 

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Start a voice or video call from a chat

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Pop a chat out into its own window

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Hide a chat from view

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Read, compose, and reply to messages while offline

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Find and chat with people from other domains (federated chat)

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Chat with people who use Skype for Consumers

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See Out of Office status from Outlook in chat

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Note: Last updated 9/21/2020.

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