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What is YakChat?

YakChat lets you send and receive SMS Text

from Office 365...

to give your business an entirely unfair advantage!

Which Office 365 applications work with YakChat?

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Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business right now...

Power Automate and Outlook coming soon!

YakChat for Microsoft Teams

At last! A quick-and-easy way to add 2-way SMS capability to Microsoft Teams.

With the power of YakChat, you can send and receive texts to-and-from your customers and off-line staff, using your familiar Teams platform.

You can text individuals or multiple contacts in Outlook or Active Directory, and chat one-on-one with every reply.

And thanks to the YakChat Bot, you can text from whatever Teams location you’re currently working in.

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YakChat for Skype for Business

So you want to send and receive SMS text messages from your Skype for Business platform. No problem.

Chatabox lets you text effortlessly with your customers and off-line contacts – individually or in groups. And you can do it in just the same quick-and-easy way you message your online Skype for Business contacts.

So why SMS?

People love text messages

  • 90% of texts are opened within 3 minutes.
  • 90% of consumers want to talk to businesses by text.
  • 70% of workers want their employers to use 2-way SMS to communicate with them.
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Texting is great for business

  • 98% of texts are read.
  • 209% higher response rate than phone, email, or Facebook.
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You can send texts from anywhere!

Use YakChat to send quick, easy 2-way SMS texts to your Office 365 contacts. And do it from the comfort of your Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business application – or from any iOS or Android mobile device, using YakChat’s mobile app.

How does it work?

Totally unique and ultra-powerful, YakChat integrates seamlessly with your existing Microsoft platform so you can send and receive SMS text messages to individuals or groups of contacts and chat 1-on-1 with each reply.

Essentially, YakChat acts as middleman. It interprets messages from any platform and converts them into SMS texts which are then sent to your contacts. Their replies will reach you in just the same way.

 

Your contacts will receive your messages on their mobile phones as SMS texts.

But don’t worry, they won’t need to download any special software or apps to get your texts. They can simply receive and respond to your messages using the native messaging app on their mobile device.

Totally unique and ultra-powerful, YakChat integrates seamlessly with your existing Microsoft platform so you can send and receive SMS text messages to individuals or groups of contacts and chat 1-on-1 with each reply.

The YakChat service acts as a middleman, capable of interpreting a message from any platform and converting it into an SMS to be delivered to the customer and vice versa

Your contacts receive your messages on their mobile phones as SMS texts.

But don’t worry, they won’t need to download any special software or apps to get your texts. They can simply receive and respond to your messages using the native messaging app on their mobile device.

Totally unique and ultra-powerful, YakChat integrates seamlessly with your existing Microsoft platform so you can send and receive SMS text messages to individuals or groups of contacts and chat 1-on-1 with each reply.

Essentially, YakChat acts as middleman. It interprets messages from any platform and instantly converts them into SMS texts which are then sent to your contacts. Their replies will reach you in just the same way.

What's included in YakChat?

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Office 365 Plugin

It’s simple to send and receive SMS Text messages from your Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business platform with our unique Office 365 plug-in.

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Virtual Number

Enjoy 2-way SMS texting from your desktop or mobile device. And keep your personal cell or SIM number private with the Chatabox virtual number.

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Message Notifications

Receive notifications on your Office 365 desktop or on your mobile device whenever you receive a new SMS Text message.

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Message Archive

Every message can be downloaded or sent by email. This means you can file it in your conversation history folder to ensure legal compliance.

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Secure Access

Receive notifications on your Office 365 desktop or on your mobile device whenever you receive a new SMS Text message.

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Text Multiple Contacts

Send messages to multiple Office365 contacts and chat 1-on-1 with each reply.

Why not test it out?

Try our free 14 day trial!

Or send a demo text from your browser

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