Adding a Participant to a Conversation

If you are in an existing group chat, you can add another participant to it. If you are in a conversation with one other person, and you want to add a participant, you can create a new group chat consisting of you, the other person in the conversation, and the new participant.

Note: The maximum number of participants in a conversation is 50.
  1. In your conversation or group chat, tap the Add Participant icon.

  2. The screen that appears next depends on whether you are in a conversation with one other person or a group chat.
    • If you are in a conversation with one other person, a screen appears that starts a group chat:

    • If you are in a group chat, a screen appears that enables you to add participants to your group chat:

  3. Links to your groups and your favorites appear. Do one of the following:
    1. Tap a group name to display the members of the group.
    2. Tap a favorite to add this user to the group chat.
    3. Tap the search icon to display the Search Directory screen, and then type two or more characters. From the list of users that match your search text, tap the user that you want to add to the group chat.
  4. If multiple users are displayed, you can add more than one participant to your group chat. To add multiple participants, tap Multiselect and select the checkbox to the left of each user that you want to add, and then tap Start or Add.

The new user is added to the existing group chat, or the new group chat is created.