Mention a user in a Connect conversation You can get someone's attention in a group conversation by mentioning them. Before you beginRole required: none About this task Users can set their notification preferences so they receive notifications only when they are mentioned. Mentioning a user creates a shortcut to view their basic information and send them a direct message. Procedure Open a Connect group conversation. In the message field, type the @ character. A suggestion menu appears with the names of the conversation members. Select the person you want to mention and send the message.