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YakChat for Microsoft Teams

Send and receive SMS text messages from Microsoft Teams. Connect instantly with your contacts on their regular cell phone.

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SMS text messaging for Microsoft Teams

Supercharge your Microsoft Teams platform and maximize your reach and impact with 2-way SMS text: the most popular messaging format that works on every cell phone.

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Send texts to your
Office 365 Contacts

Connect instantly with your MS Teams channel members, your contacts in Outlook, Active Directory and SharePoint, as well with as the contacts you save in YakChat.

Add SMS text to
your Teams channel

Text from all your MS Teams channels with our helpful YakChat Bot. He’ll also alert you as new messages arrive – no matter where in Teams you’re currently working.

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Text from Individual and Shared inbox numbers

Use your own personal number for private text conversations and use shared inboxes for when you want to make incoming/outgoing texts visible to your entire team.

That way every team member can receive and respond to messages , using just one inbox and just one number.

One number, multiple applications

The YakChat service includes a dedicated number for each of your personal or shared inboxes. This gives you the flexibility to text across multiple business applications and devices. The number can be in your own local area code and is generated from our secure cloud message service within Microsoft Azure.

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Text-enable your existing phone number*

Prefer to send texts from your familiar business number? No problem!

YakChat means you can use your existing phone number* for both calls and text. That way your contacts will always know who’s texting. And they can choose to reply by text or by calling your number.

*US & Canada only

Your all-in-one Contact Management App

Keep your contacts and conversations in just one place to make searching and texting a breeze.

Consolidate your contacts in Outlook, MS Teams, and in any list you’ve created and care to import. 

YakChat removes the hassle of managing multiple contacts in multiple places, so you spend less time searching for people and much more time connecting with them.

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What’s included in YakChat
for Microsoft Teams

Contact Manager App

Find and text any contact stored in Outlook, AD, SharePoint, or in your imported contact list. Manage all your conversations in just one place.

Text Messaging Bot

Send text messages from your Chat or Teams channels, receive new message notifications, and reply to messages – all from Microsoft Teams.

Group Inbox

Get alerts on your Office 365 desktop or on your mobile device whenever new SMS texts arrive.

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Text Multiple Contacts

Text every contact in an Office 365 Group, or create and import your own list of contacts to message.

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Virtual Number

Choose a virtual number in your area code or country and enjoy 2-way SMS texting from your desktop or mobile device, while keeping your personal number private.

Your Own Number

Use your existing phone number* for both calls and text. That way your contacts will always know who’s texting. And they can choose to reply by text or by calling your number.

*US & Canada only.

Send/Receive Pictures

Send and receive pictures, using multimedia messaging (MMS). And soon you’ll be able to send/receive messages with users on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger too.

Text Translation

Message your contacts in their own language withYakChat’s optional translation feature. It can translate any message you send or receive across 60 languages. 

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Secure Access

With your messages and data protected by secure Microsoft authentication, there’s no need for additional user access maintenance.

Messaging Archive

All your messages can be downloaded or sent by email so they can be filed in your conversation history folder for legal compliance.

Why not test it out?

Try our free 14 day trial!

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