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Note: Some features detailed below are available as part of the public preview program and might undergo further changes before being released publicly. To get access to this and other upcoming features, switch to Teams public preview

Science agrees: People are happier and more productive when they get recognition for their efforts. Send acclaim to your employees and coworkers with Praise. Deliver in a chat, or for wider recognition, send it in a channel conversation. Revel in the good vibes.

  1. Select Actions and apps  Plus sign icon in your compose box, then select Praise Praise icon.

    Screenshot showing how to send praise to someone in a chat

  2. Titles default to Awesome. To send a different title with your praise message, select a new one from the Title section. Scroll to the right to find more options.

  3. Add the name of the people that you want to praise and an optional note of up to 500 characters.


  4. Select Preview.

  5. Once it's ready to go, select Send.

  1. Next to the compose box for a new message or reply, tap More options  The Plus button in Teams > Praise  Praise icon.

  2. Choose a badge.

  3. Add recipient(s), and then tap the note area to add a note.

  4. Tap next.

  5. Once it's ready to go, select Send.

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