This is the second article in my "Building a Microsoft Teams Bot" series. In this series, I am planning to write down some interesting things I came across while creating a Microsoft Teams Bot app which is now available on AppSource: https://appsource.microsoft.com/en-us/product/office/WA200002297
Click here to see the previous article in the series: Building a Microsoft Teams Bot: Posting an Adaptive Card carousel as a welcome message
Todays article is around how to create deep links to teams messages from Adaptive cards. This can be useful in scenarios when you want to send users to a specific Teams chat message when they click on an Adaptive Card button:
If you are building the deep link manually, it can be grabbed from the "Copy link" button from the ellipsis menu in a Teams message:
Deep links to personal chats are in a different format compared to channel messages.
For Teams messages, the deep link format is:
For personal chats, the deep link format is:
For bots and messaging extensions, this deep link can be built from parts of the payload sent to the Bot from the Teams platform when the bot is invoked:
Once you have the desired deep link, the next step is to assign it as the URI to an Adaptive Card button:
And that's it! Now you can easily add buttons to your adaptive cards which take the user to specific messages in Teams personal chats or channels.
Hope this was helpful!
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