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Channels are the best way to keep conversations about various projects, topics or teams organised in Slack. There’s no limit to how many unique channels you can have in Slack – go ahead, create as many as you like!
New to Slack? Watch a one-minute video to learn about channels.
Create a channel
If you have permission to create a channel, follow the steps below or see how it works.
Home tab at the bottom of your screen. Tap the
plus icon next to Channels. Choose
Create channel. Enter a
Add a description to let others know what the channel is about. Tap the toggle to make the channel private, if you like.
Create in the top-right corner to finish.
Home tab at the bottom of your screen. Below
Channels in your left sidebar, tap . Add channel Tap the
plus icon in the bottom-right corner. Enter a
channel name. Tap the toggle to make the channel private, if you like.
Create in the top-right corner to finish.
See how it works
Note: By default, members can create channels and multi-channel guests can create private channels. Workspace owners can change these permissions. If you can’t create a channel, find a workspace owner and ask for help.
Who can use this feature?