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How to install YakChat for Microsoft Teams on MacOS

It’s quick and easy to install YakChat for Microsoft Teams on MacOS. Our handy step-by-step guide shows you how.

Instructions: YakChat for Microsoft Teams on MacOS

Important: Make sure that you download the YakChat installation file intact, otherwise the installation will fail.

Apple Mac users often have Safari as their default browser. Safari unpacks zip files by default, but the downloaded YakChat installation file must remain unzipped for successful installation into Microsoft Teams. 

So before downloading the YakChat installation file, uncheck the Open “safe” files after downloading feature in Safari (as described below), or use another browser, such as Chrome, to download the file without unpacking.

Step 1

Firstly, open Safari.

Then select Preferences from the Safari menu.

Step 2

On the General tab, uncheck the Open “safe” files after downloading feature (usually found at the bottom of the tab).

This is important because it prevents the .zip files from opening (unpacking) automatically.

Step 3

Now you have disabled this feature, you can download the YakChat for Microsoft Teams installation .zip file and install the Yakchat App in Microsoft Teams.

We hope our guide, How to Install YakChat for Microsoft Teams in MacOS, was useful. But if you need more information, just let us know. Our friendly service team is always on hand to help you.

YakChat SMS-enables Microsoft Teams for fast, compelling conversations. Connect instantly with your clients and co-workers anywhere in the world. You can add YakChat to your MS Teams or Skype for Business platform in minutes, so you’ll be up, running and texting in no time. What’s more, your contacts won’t have to download an app to get your texts. They can simply receive and reply to your messages in the same quick-and-easy way they do with family and friends. And whenever you need to keep your conversations going on the move, simply switch to our handy YakChat mobile app.
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