Send an announcement to a channel

Often, your message must speak volumes. By using options for a headline and image, channel announcements aid your message stand tall against the crowded market.  

Create an announcement

  1. In the channel, press Format Expand button below the box where you input your message.
  2. At the top of box that emerges, select the arrow beside New conversation > Announcement.
  3. Write a headline, edit its background colour, or append a background image for the headline area—an abundance of options!
  4. State the topic of your announcement in the Add a subhead area, then the body of your message, and click Send Send button .
Microsoft Teams channel announcement with background beach image

Note: Announcement messages are available only in channels—not in group or 1:1 chats.  

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