How To Edit Messages In Teams

Mistakes happen to people from time to time while messaging other people. Thankfully, you can edit sent messages on the Teams app. As such, we have here a guide to help you do so. We’ll teach you how to edit your messages in Teams, whether you’re using the desktop, web, or mobile app.


Tutorial

Sending wrong messages or mistyping some of your words in a work-related chat can be quite embarrassing for some people. Fortunately, Teams allows you to edit your sent messages to fix your mistakes.

With the help of this edit feature, you have another option aside from deleting the message on the chat. Aside from that, you can edit your messages on group or private conversations without any problem.

In our guide below, we’ll teach you how to edit your messages on the Teams app. Whether you’re using the desktop, web, or mobile version, we got you covered.

How to edit your sent messages in Microsoft Teams

If you sent a wrong message or mistyped some of your words in a Microsoft Teams chat, there’s no need to worry. You can edit your sent messages and fix your mistakes as soon as you notice them.

You can modify messages whether you’re using the Teams web, desktop, or mobile app. Follow our step-by-step tutorials below to learn how.

On Android:
  1. Launch the Teams app from your app drawer and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the Chats tab and open one of your group or private conversations.

  3. Tap and hold on to a message to access some options.

  4. Select Edit.

  5. Enter your new message and tap the Send button to save the changes.

That’s how you edit messages on the Teams app for Android. As you might probably know, you can use this feature on group or one-on-one chats on the platform.

On iOS:

As for those using the Teams app for iOS, the process of editing your messages is pretty much the same on the Android version. All you have to do is press and hold on to a message, tap More (ellipsis), and select the Edit option.

After entering your new message, tap the Send button to apply all the changes.

On your computer:
  1. Launch the Teams desktop app or visit their web client and sign in to your account.
  2. Click the Chats tab and open one of your group or private chats.
  3. Hover on a message and click More options (ellipsis).

  4. Select the Edit option on the menu.

  5. Enter your new message and click the checkmark to save the changes.

Please note that there’s no limit to the number of times you can edit a message. In this way, you can make further changes if needed.

Each message you edit will have a label alongside them. This feature will help other users know that the sender modified the message for transparency.

To wrap it all up

Now that you know how to edit your messages in Teams, you can go ahead and correct any typos or mistakes on your chats. If you’re fast enough, you can even change the messages before anyone sees them.

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