How do I add new people to an existing Conversation?

You can add people to an existing thread in the Conversations Inbox.

Note: When adding users to an existing conversation, you cannot change the course or the subject line.

Open the Inbox

Open the Inbox

In the Help Corner, click the Inbox link.

Select Conversation

Select Conversation

In the Inbox filter, select an existing Conversation.

Reply to Conversation

Reply to Conversation

Locate the message thread and click the Reply icon.

Add Recipients

Add Recipients

Start to type a name in the the text field [1], or click the Address Book icon [2] to filter by users or course groups.

Use Address Book

Use Address Book

Locate the individual and select his or her name [1]. Names are sorted by last name.

To navigate back to the course roster, use the arrow icon [2].

To exit the course roster menu, press Return (on a MAC keyboard) or Enter (on a PC keyboard).

Verify Recipient

Verify Recipient

Verify you added the correct person.

Send Message

Send Message

Enter a reply in the text field [1]. Then click the Send button [2].

View Message

View Message

The link will update the total number of people involved in the conversation.

Newly added participants will be able to read and comment on the entire Conversation, even the messages that were posted before they were added.