Chat with a Contact


Applies to: Office 365 for professionals and small businesses, Office 365 for enterprises, Microsoft Exchange, Live@edu

Topic last modified: 2009-08-16

After you've added people to your Contact List, you can chat with them using Outlook Web App.

How do I start a chat?

  1. Double-click any name in your Contact List to start a chat with that person.

  2. Enter your message in the bottom of the window that opens, and then click Send.

  3. Your message and your contact's responses appear in the space at the top of the message window.

What else do I need to know?

  • After you've added someone to your Contact List, you can start a chat with them from any message they send by right-clicking their name and clicking Chat.

  • If someone in your Contact List wants to chat with you while you're signed in to Outlook Web App, a window with their message appears on your screen. To reply, enter your responses in the lower part of the message window, and then click Send.

  • To save an Outlook Web App chat:

    1. Highlight the contents of the chat window to select them.

    2. Press CTRL+C to copy the contents.

    3. Open a new document using Word or Notepad and paste your conversation into it, and then save the document.

What if I want to know more?

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