How to How to Manage Contacts in YakChat for Microsoft Teams #

It’s easy to manage your contacts in YakChat for Microsoft Teams. Whether you want to add a contact, paste a list of numbers , or simply import your own list of contacts, our step-by-step guide will show you how.

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Add, Edit and Delete Contacts #

Add a New Contact #

Select the New Contact button in the Contacts tab.


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Save Contact #

Enter the contact details, including the telephone number, and click on the Save Contact button to store the contact.


Manage contacts in YakChat for Microsoft Teams

Edit Contact #

Select the contact from the list of contacts and then click on the Edit button.


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Delete Contact #

Select the contact to be deleted and right click to display the Action menu. 

Select Delete from the menu. This contact will be deleted.


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Delete Multiple Contacts #

Highlight the multiple contacts you wish to delete by pressing the Ctrl key on your keyboard and using your mouse to select each contact.

Right-click on any one of the highlighted contacts to display the Action menu. 

Select Delete to remove the highlighted contacts.


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Copy/Paste a List of Numbers #

Copy and Paste a List of Numbers #

Multiple numbers can be copied, pasted, and saved as contacts.

Simply click on the New Contact button/tab and select the Paste Phone Numbers tab.

Ensure each number is separated with a comma (,) or semi colon (;) and press Paste Numbers button.

Ensure that each is separated with a comma or semi-colon and click on the Past Numbers button


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Add Names, or Just Send Texts #

Send texts to the pasted numbers or edit to add the contact names.


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Import a Contact List #

Import Contacts #

Click the New tab at the bottom of the screen.

Select the Import Phone Numbers CSV tab to display the import page.


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Download Template #

Download the import template using the link provided and open the .csv file in Excel. 

Add up to 100 contacts and save the file to this sheet, or save contact in the same format.


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Select Import File #

Click on the Choose File button and select the file to import.

Click Open


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Import Contacts #

Click the Read.csv button to import the contacts.  

Ensure that each number saved successfully by reviewing the results list provided.


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Send Text Messages to Contacts #

Send a Text to a Contact #

Select the contact you wish to text and right-click to display the Action menu.

Select the menu option Send Message to send a text. 

The Messages tab will be displayed and contain the conversation for that contact.


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Text Multiple Contacts #

Highlight the multiple contacts you wish to contact by pressing the Ctrl key on your keyboard and using your mouse to select each contact.

Right-click on any of the highlighted contacts to display the Action menu.

Select the menu option Send Message to send a text to all the selected contacts.

The Messages tab will be displayed and contain the conversation for that group of contacts.


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We hope you have found our guide, How to Manage Your Contacts in YakChat for Microsoft Teams, useful. But if you need more information, just let us know. We’re here to help.

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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