YakChat® SMS for Microsoft Teams
SMS for Microsoft Teams is here. Send and receive SMS directly from your MS Teams platform. Connect instantly with all your contacts, including those in Microsoft 365; And distribute MFA codes across members of your shared Microsoft Teams channels securely and fast.
Send texts to your
Microsoft 365 Contacts
Add SMS text to your MS Teams channel
Text from all your Microsoft Teams channels with our helpful YakChat Bot. He’ll also alert you as new messages arrive – no matter where in Teams you’re currently working.
Text from Individual and Shared inbox numbers
Use your own personal number for private text conversations and use shared inboxes for when you want to make incoming/outgoing texts visible to your entire team.
That way every team member can receive and respond to messages , using just one inbox and just one number.
Enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) via Microsoft Teams
One number, multiple applications
The YakChat service includes a dedicated number for each of your personal or shared inboxes. This gives you the flexibility to text across multiple business applications and devices. The number can be in your own local area code and is generated from our secure cloud message service within Microsoft Azure.
Text-enable your existing business phone number*
Prefer to send texts from your familiar business number? No problem.
With YakChat, you can use your existing phone number for both calls and text. That way your contacts will always know who’s texting. And they can choose to reply by text or by calling your number.
- US and Canada only.
Your all-in-one Contact Management App
Keep your contacts and conversations in just one place to make searching and texting a breeze.
Consolidate your contacts in Outlook, MS Teams, and in any list you’ve created and care to import.
YakChat removes the hassle of managing multiple contacts in multiple places, so you spend less time searching for people and much more time connecting with them.
What's included in YakChat®
SMS for Microsoft Teams?
Contact Manager App
Find and text any contact stored in Outlook, AD, SharePoint, or in your imported contact list. Manage all your conversations in just one place.
Text Messaging Bot
Send text messages from your Chat or Teams channels, receive new message notifications, and reply to messages – all from Microsoft Teams.
Get alerts on your Microsoft 365 desktop or on your mobile device whenever new SMS texts arrive.
Text Multiple Contacts
Text every contact in an Microsoft 365 Group, or create and import your own list of contacts to message.
Choose a virtual number in your area code or country and enjoy 2-way SMS texting from your desktop or mobile device, while keeping your personal number private.
Your Own Number*
Use your existing business number for both calls and text. That way your contacts always know who’s texting. And they can choose to reply by text or by calling your number.
- US and Canada only.
- Excludes Microsoft Calling Plan numbers, except as an add-on option to the YakChat Shared Plan.
Send and receive pictures, using multimedia messaging (MMS). And soon you’ll be able to send/receive messages with users on WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger too.
Message your contacts in their own language withYakChat’s optional translation feature. It can translate any message you send or receive across 60 languages.
With your messages and data protected by secure Microsoft authentication, there’s no need for additional user access maintenance.
All your messages can be downloaded or sent by email so they can be filed in your conversation history folder for legal compliance.
Why not test it out?
Try YakChat free for 14 days!
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