Published September 18, 2021

Reply to specific chat message in Teams Desktop

Reference ID: MC285886 | Effective: September 18, 2021

MC285886 – With this update, Microsoft Teams Desktop users will receive the long awaited ability to reply to specific messages in chat from the message actions menu. This will help bring more context into conversations. This feature has already been available on the iOS and Android apps.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81113.

When this will happen:

  • Standard: will rollout in mid-September and Microsoft expects it to be completed by early October.
  • GCC: will rollout in mid-October and Microsoft expects it to be completed by early November.

How this will affect your organization:

Users have already been able to do this on mobile apps but will now be able to use this feature on Microsoft Teams Desktop as well.

Reply to specific chat message on Teams Desktop.

What you need to do to prepare:

No action required. Once available users will be able to use this feature on their Desktop client.

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