Use suggested replies to respond to messages without typing

Some incoming messages in Teams only need a quick confirmation or a routine reply. Instead of typing a response to a message, just select one of the suggested replies above the box where you type.

Conversations made easier with suggested replies

Suggested replies are turned on by default. After someone sends a few messages in a row, you’ll see suggested replies to choose from. Selecting a suggested reply sends it immediately.

Suggested replies in Teams

Turn off suggested replies 

To turn off suggested replies, select Settings and more > Settings > General, then scroll down to Suggested replies and uncheck Show suggested replies in chat.

Suggested replies setting

Note: If you don’t see suggested replies, check with your admin.

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Some incoming messages in Teams only need a quick confirmation or a routine reply. Instead of typing a response to a message, just tap one of the suggested replies above the box where you type. Tapping a suggested reply sends it immediately.

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Suggested replies buttons

Suggested replies are turned on by default. To turn them off, tap Settings > Messaging and then tap the toggle next to Suggested replies.  

Note: If you don’t see suggested replies, check with your admin.

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