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What are the Different Types of Messages you can send in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams gives you the unique Text messaging feature Sometimes we want to send urgent message and what the receiver to respond quickly.

Microsoft Teams provide three options to notify its urgency. Below are the three messaging options you get in Teams:

  1. Standard Message

  2. Important Message

  3. Urgent Message

In Standard Message, no icon is added . It works like normal message.

In Important message, an exclamation mark icon in red color is added on the top of the message and IMPORTANT is written on top of the message too.

In Urgent Message , a bell icon is red color is added at the top and URGENT is written on top of the message too. The receiver is notified every 2 minutes for the next 20 minutes.

How to Send Important or Urgent Message

Step 1:

Select the person you want to send the message.

Step 2:

Click on the exclamation icon

Step 3:

Select the type of message you want to send.

Below is the image where I have selected the Important Message.

Step 4:

Consider the image below where I have selected Urgent Message. In Urgent Message, the receiver will get the notification every 2 min for the next 20 mins

Step 5:

Type the Message and then press Enter.

Sofia Sondh

The Tech Platform



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