Microsoft Teams: Send a Teams Chat at a Scheduled Time


If you need to send a chat to someone in Teams, but it is not during normal work hours or they are out of the office, you can schedule the chat to send to them at a specific time. 
Note - you cannot schedule a Channel message to send during a specific time, only chats.


right click the send icon in teams to choose send at scheduled time, then choose close

  1. Type your message 
  2. Right-click the Send icon used for sending chat messages.
  3. Select a delivery date
    Note - You cannot choose a date more than one week in advance.
  4. Select a delivery time
  5. Click on the Send at scheduled time button
  6. Click the Send icon. 

If you wish to cancel the message before it is sent, tap the ellipsis (...) menu and choose Delete.

For more information about scheduling chats, editing, rescheduling, and deleting scheduled chats, visit Microsoft's website


Article ID: 146742
Fri 8/4/23 3:28 PM
Mon 8/28/23 1:34 PM
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