How to @Mention Someone in Google Chat

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Chat users

What happens when you mention someone in Google Chat

  • Mentioning someone is a great way to bring their attention to a specific message.
  • In most cases, chat space members will get a notification when @mentioned.
  • You can also add people or groups to a chat space with a @mention.

How to mention someone in Google Chat step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To @Mention Someone In Google Chat - Step 1

In Google Chat, in the compose chat message field at the bottom of a chat window, type the @ sign, and you will see suggestions on who to mention.

You can then click the person you want to mention if you see them, or continue typing their name or email address until they get suggested, then you can click them.

Step 2

How To @Mention Someone In Google Chat - Step 2

After you click whoever you want to mention, type a message to send to them.

Step 3

How To @Mention Someone In Google Chat - Step 3

Send it, and the person you mentioned will see their @name highlighted in the chat and get a notification.

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