You start one-on-one and group chats the same way: by selecting New chat at the top of your chat list.
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To open formatting optionsselect Format beneath the box where you type your message. When you're ready, select Send to start the chat.
You can also start a one-on-one chat from someone's profile card. Open it by choosing their picture in a channel or by using search. Select New chat at the top of your chat list.
Select the down arrow to the far right of the To field and then type a name for the chat in the Group name field. Start a new chat and select the down arrow Type a name for the group chat and add people.
This starts a new conversation. Everyone who has access to the group chat can send messages.
To loop more people into the conversation, select Add people or View and add participants in group chat in the top right corner of Teams. Then, type the names of the people you'd like to chat with, choose how much of the chat history to include, and select Add. Note: When adding someone to a group chat not a one-on-oneyou can include the chat history.
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Teams saves the whole chat history, all the way back to the first message. If someone leaves the group their chat responses remain in your chat history.
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Microsoft Teams More Start and name a group chat Create a group chat the same way you start a one-on-one chat. Start a new chat and select the down arrow Type a name for the group chat and add people This starts a new conversation. You can include up to people in a group chat.
Add people to the conversation To loop more people into the conversation, select Add people or View and add participants in group chat in the top right corner of Teams. A subscription to make the most of your time. Try one month free. Need more help?
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