How To Send A Loop Component On Teams

Do you want to collaborate with other people on Teams from your conversations directly? Do you want to compile data on one message or co-author a spreadsheet from your chats? In any case, you can try using the loop component on your group or one on one conversations on the app. Check our quick guide below, and we’ll show you how.


In Microsoft Teams, you can create group conversations with organization members to collaborate with them on different tasks and work. Users can start threads and reply to messages to continue the discussions within the chat.

To make collaboration easier, you can use the loop component feature in your group or one on one conversations. This feature can help teams compile data, co-author content, or track a task’s progress with a single message.

With the help of the loop component feature, users can avoid having discussions through lengthy threads. Anyone participating in the chat can view and edit the component to add their input or edit its contents.

Here’s our guide about adding loop components to your chats in Teams.

How to use the loop component feature in Teams

If you want to compile information or co-author content with other organization members on Teams, you can send out a loop component on one of your chats. Other users within the conversation will be able to edit the message and display the results in real time.

You can use the loop component whether you’re using the Teams app on your phone or computer. In our step-by-step tutorials below, we’ll cover everything you need to know about this feature on both their mobile and web app.

On your phone:

  1. Launch the Teams mobile app and sign in to your account.
  2. Head to the chat where you want to send a loop component.
  3. Tap the plus icon on the left side of the message field.

  4. Select the Loop option from the menu that appears on your screen.

  5. Select the component that you want to use.

  6. Add content to the component and tap “Send” to send the message to the chat.

That’s how you use a loop component from the Teams mobile app. Other conversation members can open the message you’ve sent and edit it whenever they want.

On your computer:

  1. Open the Teams desktop or web app and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the chat where you want to use a loop component.
  3. Click the loop option below the message field and select the component that you want to use.

  4. Add content to the component and click the paper plane icon to send the message.

Once someone edits a loop component, you’ll see the changes made instantly. You can mention people within the component to send them a notification that brings them directly to the message.

To wrap it all up

Now that you know how to use loop components on Teams, you can now collaborate with your team members much more efficiently on the app. Your team can use this option to compile data, track a job’s progress, and more.

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