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How to Add a New Contact to YakChat

You can add a new contact to YakChat easily in no time. But if you need a bit of extra help, check out our handy step-by-step guide.

Instructions: How to add a new contact to YakChat

Add Your Contact

Firstly, select the Contacts tab. Then click on the New Contact ‘plus’ button. This will open the Contacts window.

How to add a new contact to YakChat

Save Your Contact

To save your contact, simply enter your contact’s details. Remember to include their telephone number.

Next, click Save Contact.

How to save a new contact in YakChat

Send Your Text Message

To send a message to your new contact, simply click on your contact’s name in the Contact List displayed in the Contacts tab. 

Now right click on your contact. This will display the Contacts Menu. From here you can select Send Message.

How to send your SMS in YakChat

Compose Your Text Message

When the Message window is displayed, you will be able to see all the previous conversations you have had with your contact.

Simply type your message in the Type a Message box at the bottom of the Message window.

How to compose your SMS in YakChat

Send Your Text Message

Once you’re happy with your message, it’s time to send it. Simply click on the send button, or press return on your keyboard

Your text status will show in the lower right corner of the message bubble.

A single tick means your message was sent. A double tick means that your message was delivered successfully.

Screenshot Microsoft Teams SMS

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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