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In a Slack workspace, work comes together in dedicated spaces called channels. Use channels to organise conversations about specific projects, subjects or purposes. You can browse and join existing channels in your workspace. If you don't see the channel that you're looking for, you can create a channel of your own .
Tip: If you've received an invitation to share a channel with an external organisation, learn how to accept the invitation.
Click on the plus icon next to Channels in your left sidebar.
Select Browse channels. Select a listed channel, or type a channel name in the search bar.
Join Channel or press Enter.
If you know the name of the channel that you want to join, type /join followed by # and the channel name in the message field and send the message.
Tip: To open the channel browser using a keyboard shortcut, press ⌘ Shift L on Mac or Ctrl Shift L on Windows/Linux.
Tap Home at the bottom of the screen.
Swipe right to open the main menu.
Tap to open the channel browser. Channels Search for a channel or select one from the list.
Tap Join channel.
Note: Multi-channel and single-channel guests can't join channels without an invitation, and they can only browse or search for channels they've joined.
What to expect
You can't browse for private channels in Slack. To join,
you'll need to be invited by one of the private channel's members.
You'll be added to the member list in the Details view of that channel.
The notifications that you receive in a channel will depend on your preferences. If you like, you can adjust your channel-specific notifications at any time.
You can leave a channel at any time and rejoin when you need to. However, keep in mind that if you leave a private channel, you'll need to be invited back.
Who can use this feature?
members except guests
Free, Standard, Plus and Enterprise Grid subscriptions