This article guides on how to link your phone to the Microsoft Teams app on Windows 11 for SMS integration. Features include sending and receiving SMS from the Teams app, syncing contacts, and receiving notifications for missed calls and voicemails on the desktop. However, some features like audio calls and GIFs aren’t available for SMS chat.
This article explains how to link your phone in the Microsoft Teams app in Windows 11.
The Microsoft Teams app is a communication platform that helps bring people together to get things done. Users can set up meetings, chats, video calls, communities, and more.
There are many settings one can enable in the Microsoft Teams app. You can connect your Google calendar, turn the camera and mic on or off on the lock screen, turn read receipts on or off, auto start Teams, disable Teams chat, sync contacts with Teams, connect to Google Calendar, and more.
A recently added feature to the Microsoft Teams app allows users to sync their phones for SMS message integration. This will allow users to send and receive SMS messages directly from the Teams app.
Some features, including audio calls and GIFs, won’t be available for SMS chat.
Syncing your phone to Microsoft Teams has a few benefits. Firstly, it allows for SMS message integration, which means you can send and receive SMS messages directly from the Teams app. This can be convenient for users who prefer to have all their messages in one place.
Additionally, by syncing your phone to Teams, you can receive notifications for missed calls and voicemails on your desktop. This can help ensure you don’t miss important messages or calls while working on your computer.
Link your phone to Microsoft Teams for SMS messages integration
As mentioned above, a recently released feature allows users to link their phones to the Microsoft Teams app to send and receive SMS messages.
Here’s how to do it!
First, launch the app by clicking the Start menu and selecting it on the All Apps list.
The Teams mini window app will open when you launch it at first. Click the expansion button on the menu bar to open the full Teams window.
Click the Settings and more ( …) button next to your profile picture in the full Teams window and select Settings on the menu.
On the Settings page, select the Mobile device tab on the left.
Under SMS messages integration, click the “Link your phone” button on the right.
On the pop-up window, scan the QR code to link your mobile device to the Teams app.
Confirm the unique validation code on your mobile device and complete the setup. Once done, you should see that your mobile device is connected.
In the Chat section, you should see your SMS messages appear.
That should do it!
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