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Engage more people more quickly with SMS in Microsoft Teams

Unleash the power of SMS in Microsoft Teams. Watch client engagement soar, teamwork flourish, and enjoy the convenience of compliant, centralized communication.

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Chat and Messaging App

Simple to deploy, easy to use

Give Microsoft Teams text messaging superpowers

YakChat’s SMS/MMS integration with Microsoft Teams offers you not just quicker, simpler messaging but also limitless communication potential.Effortlessly text your contacts in Outlook, Active Directory, SharePoint, and custom lists, all from one unified platform. Boost collaboration with group chats.Packed with unrivalled features, YakChat offers real-time translation, message archiving, and more, transforming Microsoft Teams into your ultimate messaging hub.

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Download YakChat from the Microsoft Teams App Store

Seamless SMS integration to your Microsoft Teams environment

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Pin YakChat to the sidebar

Pin YakChat to your Microsoft Teams sidebar for easy, one-click SMS messaging. Keep track of your personal inbox chats with the New-Message counter.

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Get Personal Inbox alerts

Receive real-time notifications and messages for your Personal Inbox as a Microsoft Teams chat. Stay super-responsive while keeping your conversations private.

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Collaborate in-channel

Add your Shared Inbox to a Microsoft Teams channel so every member of your team can receive instant message alerts and reply quickly via channel posts.

Navigate between personal and shared inboxes

Manage your SMS texts more efficiently

Flexible inboxes: shared and personal options

Private chats or team messaging? With YakChat, you have the best of both worlds.

Opt for a Personal Inbox with a dedicated number for private, 1-on-1 chats, or a Shared Inbox with a shared number so everyone on your team can manage and respond to texts from one unified number

SMS anywhere, anytime

Text from your Microsoft Teams desktop or mobile device

Need to reach out to a customer from the office or follow up with them while mobile? With YakChat, you can text conveniently from your desktop or Microsoft Teams mobile app. Whether you're texting 1-on-1, managing group chats, archiving chats for compliance, or distributing MFA codes, YakChat streamlines your communication and makes app-switching a thing of the past.
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Never miss a message again

Real-Time Alerts and Replies

Whether you’re knee-deep in Microsoft Teams, immersed in other apps, or out-and-about with your mobile device, YakChat alerts you instantly to every incoming message, keeping you in the loop and ready to respond in real-time.

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Part of a remote or on-the-go team? Get instant new message pop-up alerts in Microsoft Teams on your desktop or mobile. Simply click to open and respond

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Private chat

Looking for message privacy? Receive new message alerts directly in your Microsoft Teams chat tab for your Personal Inbox. Respond quickly in the same way as you chat with colleagues.

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Teams Channel

Have your entire team alerted to new messages. New message notifications will land in your team's channel inbox, allowing anyone to reply. Subsequent messages will mention the responder for clear communication.

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For all your numbers...

Quickly add a new local text-only number or SMS-enable your existing Microsoft, Operator Connect, VoIP, or landline numbers. Alternatively, bring your own SMS service provider, and we'll do the rest.

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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft and Operator Connect numbers

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Existing PBX, landline, SIP, and VoIP numbers 

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Service providers

Integrate your own SMS & CPaaS service provider 

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Grab a new text-only number in your local area code

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Secured by Microsoft Entra ID with Single Sign-On (SSO)

YakChat combines the solid security of Microsoft Teams SSO with the advanced protection of Microsoft Entra ID. This gives you seamless, highly secure access without the hassle of juggling multiple passwords and separate logins. One click and you're in!

Contact Manager

Text contacts from your Outlook, Entra ID (AD), SharePoint, or imported lists. Centrally manage conversations without external data sync or storage worries.

Send messages to contacts from any of your contact books


Don’t leave your Microsoft Teams Chat simply to handle SMS. ChatX converts every incoming text into a familiar Teams Chat, so you can connect and respond with ease.

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Flexible Inbox Options

Private chats or team messaging? Use a Personal Inbox with a dedicated number for your private, 1-on-1 chats, and a Shared Inbox with a shared number for teams to manage SMS from a unified number.

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Group Chat

For truly collaborative conversations, text multiple people simultaneously and have responses shared instantly with the group.

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Multimedia Messaging

Infuse your chats with multiple visuals, photos, and a variety of attachments, including PDFs. Break free from text-only messaging and embrace the power of multimedia.

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Text Translation

Message your contacts in their native language and have their replies translated into yours. With our translation capabilities spanning an impressive 100+ languages, the world is truly at your fingertips!

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YakChat Number

Need a phone number in your area code or country? No problem. Text from your desktop or mobile and keep your personal number private.

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Bring Your Own Number

Use your Microsoft, landline, or VoIP number for both calls and SMS. That way your contacts always know who's texting and they can reply as they prefer.

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Messaging Archive

Archive your SMS messages easily to guarantee regulatory compliance and safeguard those crucial conversations.

Archive your messages
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Admin portal

Manage your account with ease

One portal, total control

Your go-to centralized hub for effortless account management. With its user-friendly interface, you can easily add users, manage inboxes, assign numbers, tweak settings, and more.

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Ultimate control

Experience effortless control over your account, enhancing communication, collaboration, and compliance.

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User-friendly interface

An intuitive interface ensures quick and easy self-management of your account

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Rapid user import

Instantly onboard up to 1,000 users with a single .csv file upload.

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