Chat with classroom, students or team members on MS Teams

In Chat, you could start a discussion with all members in the group or privately to a specific student/member. Group members/students will receive Chat messages in both Teams client and Connect email account. It is a useful and effective feature to communicate with a group of people.

 

1.View a chat

 Click on Chat icon from the sidebar and select a one-on-one or group chat from the chat list.

 

2. Start a chat

  • Select New chat icon.

  • Type the name of the person or people you want to contact.

  • Select the down arrow to add a name to your chat group.

 

3. Get one person’s attention

  • Type a message in a reply or start a new conversation.

  • Type @ and the person’s name.

  • Select the person’s name you want to mention.

  • Finish your message and select Send.

 

4. Get an entire team or channel’s attention

  • Type a message in a reply or start a new conversation.

  • Type @team or @channel.

  • Select the team or channel you want to mention.

  • Finish your message and select Send.

 

5. Make video and audio calls from a chat

 

Select Video call or Audio call to call someone directly from a chat.

 

6. Use Recent and Favorites

  • On the left side of the app, you will see your recent conversations in  Recent tab and as well as your Favorites in contacts tab.

  • Hover over a conversation, select the three dots, and then select Favorite to keep your chat in your Favorites list.

 

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