Sending a Microsoft Teams conversation to Outlook

There are times when you have a conversation in a Microsoft Teams channel, and you want to alert someone to check it out via email (because that’s what they prefer to use). Christian Buckley shared this really cool feature that enables you to send a chat directly to Outlook, and gives the recipient an easy way to get to the conversation in question. Here’s how it works…

From within Microsoft Teams, click on the Ellipsis icon in the conversation and select Share to Outlook:

Machine generated alternative text:
April 26, 2020 
Trying to train the dogs! 
Reply 
Save this message 
Mark as unread 
Copy link 
Share to Outlook 
Immersive Reader 
Turn on notifications 
More actions

Teams will launch an Outlook email with the content of the conversation in the body, and the ability to send it to whomever along with some context text:

Machine generated alternative text:
Outlook 
Share conversation over email 
Send (Il Attach v Discard 
From 
To 
cc 
Thomas.Duff 
Mahan, Sandra 
Unified Communications > General: channel conversation from Microsoft Teams 
Here is something you may want to chime in on... :) 
Microsoft Teams 
2 days ago 
AA 
Send 
Discard 
Bcc 
Draft saved at 7:26 AM

When the person gets the email, they’ll see the conversation you sent…

Machine generated alternative text:
Unified Communications > General: channel conversation from Microsoft Teams 
Duff, Thomas 
To O Mahan, Sandra 
Here is something you may want to chime in on... .) 
Microsoft Teams 
CD Reply 
S Reply All 
Fomard 
Tue 4/28/2020 7:27 AM

As well as a link at the bottom that will take them directly to the conversation in Teams so that they can participate if necessary:

Machine generated alternative text:
Unified Communications > General: channel conversation from Microsoft Teams 
CD Reply 
Duff, Thomas 
To O Mahan, Sandra 
Trying to train the dogs! 
S Reply All 
Fomard 
Tue 4/28/2020 7:27 AM 
Go to Teams >

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