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Microsoft Teams tip: chat from hover card

Microsoft Teams is already a great way to communicate with both coworkers and friends across your company or school, but there’s now an even easier way to stay in touch with them. Noted by a trusted contributor on the Microsoft TechNet Community, you can now chat directly from the hover card on Microsoft Teams.

Quite obviously, to use this feature, all you need to do is hover over anyone’s picture in Teams to bring up the hover card. Then, at the bottom of the card you’ll notice a “Send Message” box, where you can quickly send a message to someone without having to click on the chat button. Though typing in this box won’t open a chat window, it is still a quick way to send a message to someone and save some time in a busy day.

The Hover Box

In other Microsoft Teams news, it was announced last week that Skype for Business interoperability is coming soon to Teams. Roughly one year after its initial release, Microsoft is clearly working to make Teams the go-to communication service for Office 365. Do you use Microsoft Teams in your organization? Let us know your thoughts below.

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