Add Incoming Webhook to a Teams channel

In this post I will cover the steps to add incoming webhook to a Teams channel. Incoming webhooks are special type of Connector in Teams that allows external app to share content in team channels.

The Incoming Webhook connector enables external services to notify you about activities that you want to track. Once you configure the Incoming Webhook for a channel, you get an URL link. You can copy this URL and go to the service that you want to send data to your group.

To know more about posting external requests to Teams with incoming webhooks, refer this article.

Most of all you must check your team’s settings for member permissions. If you have set Allow members to create, update, and remove connectors to Yes, any team member can add, modify, or delete a connector.

Add an incoming webhook to a Teams channel

Perform the below steps to add incoming webhook to Microsoft teams channel.

On the Teams app, click Apps and then click Connectors. Now search for Incoming Webhook connector. From the list, click Incoming Webhook connector.

Add Incoming Webhook to a Teams channel

On this page, you can read about Incoming Webhook before you add it to the team. Click Add to a team.

Add Incoming Webhook to a Teams channel

Select a Channel to start using the Incoming Webhook. Click Set up a connector.

Select a Channel
Select a Channel

You must specify a name to this Connector.

Setup Incoming Webhook Optionally, upload an image avatar for your webhook and finally click Create.


The dialog window will present a unique URL that will map to the channel. Make sure that you copy and save the URL. You will need to provide it to the outside service. Select the Done button. The webhook will be available in the team channel.

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