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How to Send Your First Text from YakBot

It’s easy to send a text from YakBot. Our handy step-by-step shows you how.

Instructions: How to send your first text from YakBot

1. Start YakBot

Click on the Chat icon in Microsoft Teams and then select YakBot.

Type the following in the Type Your Questions Here box in Microsoft Teams. Make sure you leave a space between each:

  • @yakbot
  • The number you want to send your text to
  • The text message you wish to send.

Click on the Send icon or hit Return on your keyboard.

2. Confirm Number

The bot will confirm whether the number is valid. 

Click Next.

3. Confirm Message

The bot will confirm the text message to be sent. 

Click Next.

4. Send Message

The bot will then ask for final confirmation that you want to send your message to that number.

Click Next to send your text message.

5. Receive Message

The bot will display any replies or new text messages received and provide a notification in Microsoft Teams.

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