How to start a personal chat


  • Select new chat icon in the top left-hand corner of the Teams window.
  • Enter the person's name who you wish to chat to 
  • Compose your message and then click the bottom right arrow to send 


How to start Group chat


  • Select new chat
  • Select To
  • Type the names of the participants you wish to add the chat - you may select up to 100 participants 
  • Compose your message and then click the bottom right arrow to send 


Manage and adding additional people to the chat


  • In the top right corner of Teams you can view participants of the chat 
  • If you wish to add additional participants click the add people on the top right-hand side of the screen         
  • Type the name of the participant you would like to add


For more information on how to start and manage chats, visit our Teams support pages.