Teams on the go

Start a chat on the go

Surface Book device photo

Start a 1:1 or group chat in the Microsoft Teams mobile app to talk privately or collaborate with a smaller group. 

Try it!

Start a chat

  1. Tap Chat > New chat.

  2. Add a contact(s) to talk to.

  3. Type a message and tap Send.

Add a group chat name

  1. Tap the top of the chat.

  2. Tap Group chat name.

  3. Type in a name and tap Save.

    A group chat name makes it easier to find later.

    Note: A name can only be added to a group chat.

Reply or react to a specific message

  • Tap and hold a message to see options like Reply or Reactions to engage or react to a specific message.

    Note: Swipe right on a specific message to quickly reply to it or double tap to like it.

Edit a message

  1. Tap and hold the message you want to edit.

  2. Tap Edit message.

  3. Make your edits and tap Done.

Share GIFs

  1. Tap Emojis, next to where you type your message, and tap GIFs.

  2. Choose an option or search the GIF library.

  3. Tap Send.

Mute a chat

  1. Tap the top of the chat.

  2. Toggle on Mute chat.

Want more?

Create a channel on the go

Activity feed on the go

Troubleshoot notifications for Teams mobile apps

Need more help?

Expand your Office skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.

×