Walkie Talkie, Tasks, and Praise

Walkie Talkie

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Use the Walkie Talkie Teams app to turn your work phone into a simple and secure instant voice communication device. Like traditional walkie talkies, press and hold a button to speak and release the button to listen.

Open Walkie Talkie

  • In the Teams, tap Walkie Talkie in the navigation bar.

    Walkie Talkie icon at bottom of Teams screen

If you don’t see the Walkie Talkie app when you open Teams, swipe up from the bottom of your screen or tap More options  More options button to access it.

Connect to a channel

You can connect to only one channel at a time. To listen or speak on a different channel, switch channels.

  1. Tap the right-facing arrow next to Channel.

    Right-facing arrow next to 'Channel'

  2. Select a channel.

  3. Tap Connect.

Important: Make sure to turn up the sound so you don't miss any communications.

The number next to  Participants icon  indicates how many people are currently connected to the channel, including yourself.

Participants icon with number of participants

Tap  Participants icon  to see who is connected.

Walkie Talkie devices

The following specialized devices with a dedicated PTT button make it possible to speak and receive Walkie Talkie calls even when your phone is locked. 

Accessories/headsets for existing phones

Wireless headsets:

Wired headsets:

Rugged phone

Note: These devices are not Teams certified. They have been validated to work with Teams Walkie Talkie.

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