YakChat makes it’s easy to send a text from Skype for Business. Our handy step-by-step guide shows you how.
Instructions: Send a text from Skype for Business
Start Texting from Skype for Business
To start texting, right-click on the contact you wish to message in the Skype for Business menu.
Scroll down the menu to select YakChat message.
The YakChat plug-in will start automatically.
If you did not sign in automatically during the installation the Microsoft Authentication window will be dispayed. Enter your Microsoft 365 email address that you used to register for your YakChat service.
Then enter your usual Microsoft password to login to the YakChat service.
Account Not Found
If you receive the message Your account does not exist in our database. Please contact your system administrator, it simply means that your email has not been set up and registered in the YakChat service.
Please contact YakChat at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.yakchat.com/contact-us/
Create & Send Text Message
Type your text message.
Then click the (send) arrow or press Return to send the SMS text message.
The status of your text message is shown in the bottom, right-hand corner of the speech bubble.
Simply hover over the icon to reveal the status of the message as well as the message charge.
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.