Edit or delete a sent message in Teams

Applies to: Microsoft Teams.


Mistakes often occur. Thankfully, you can modify or erase the messages sent in Teams.

Edit a sent message

You can amend any message that you have sent to a chat or channel. Find the message and press More options More options button > Edit. Confirm changes to your message, then press Enter to overwrite the update.

Edit or delete a message in Teams

You can adjust your changes to a sent message as many times as you want.

Delete a sent message

If you must backtrack and remove something you recently sent, find the message and click More options More options button > Delete.

If you’re still searching for the message, choose Format Expand button to enlarge the box and then press Delete Delete button .

Select Format to expand the box.

Undo a deleted message

Locate the deleted message and click Undo.

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