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Super Contributor

Hi,

When you open chat it gives you an option to:

GroupChat.png

But what does that means? On the Contacts you have possible to great a contact group, but you are not able use that group for chatting? So the question is, what is the group you are expecting to use on "To" field?

5 Replies
best response confirmed by Petri X (Super Contributor)
Solution

Hi @Petri X 

 

It's when you add multiple people to a chat, then name the group chat. 

 

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Linked to uservoice here: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/17858707-name-group-chat 

 

You can then just enter the group chat name to easily pull it back up at a later date. It's not linked to contact groups as such but you could create a contact group then corresponding chat group.

 

Hope that answers your question!

 

Best, Chris

Yeah what Chris said, however I wouldn’t exactly create a contact group and matching chat group. Just create a chat group ;), you can always hover over participants list to send to an individual but that function basically moved to group chat. Once created you can Pin it to recents and now you have a easy to access “contact group”.

Ok, what a mess! :)

Need to clarify the Contact Group term for others, and it is not same than Group Chat. Perhaps they could improve and make possible to send group chat for Contact Group! :D

Yeah, I don't see why they wouldn't add this feature at some point. Shouldn't be to hard to add.
Agreed @Petri X @Chris Webb - as you say it one of those which makes sense so it should get picked up in time!
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