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Manage Tags

How to Manage Tags in Microsoft Teams

You can use Tags to easily communicate with a subset of a team. You can assign tags based on job titles, skills, location, or any other relevant attribute.

Create a Tag

  1. Click a team's More Options button.
  2. Select Manage team.
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  3. Click the Add or remove tags button in a user's Tags column.
  4. Select Manage tags
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  5. Click Create tag.
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  6. Give the tag a name.
  7. Click in the Add people field.
  8. Enter a name (or names) for the tag to be applied to.

    Here you can type the names of a few people who will have that tag assigned and select them from the suggestions.

  9. Click Create
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    The tag is created, and is listed in the Manage Tags screen. You can keep adding new tags here, or delete tags you no longer need.

Add a Tag to a User

Once a tag is created, its saved in a list and now you can easily assign it.

  1. From the Members tab of the Manage Team screen, click the Add or remove tags button in a user’s Tags column.
  2. Check a tag’s checkbox.
  3. Click Apply.
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    And the tag is added to the user.

Mention a Tag

Now that you have created and assigned Tags within a team, now you can use it in a conversation.

  1. Click the New conversation button in a team channel.
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  2. Type an @ symbol.
  3. Begin typing a tag’s name and select it from the suggestions list.
  4. When finished with the message, click Send.
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  5. And everyone in the team with that tag will receive a notification.