Send a direct message to someone in a room

This feature is available only on a computer, not in the mobile apps.

In Google Chat, you can send a direct message to anyone in a room.

Send a direct message to someone in a room in Chat

  1. Sign in to Chat or Gmail.
  2. On the left, under Rooms, click a room to open it.
  3. At the top, click the room nameand thenView members.
  4. Point to the person's name and click More""and thenMessage.
  5. Enter your message and then click Send "".
Tip: You can also click someone’s photo to start a direct message with them.
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