Talk live with your teammates in Slack

 What you'll learn in two minutes or less: How to start a huddle to chat live with people who you work with so you can have quick, informal discussions right in Slack.

Sometimes it’s easier to talk things through, whether you’re brainstorming ideas or just catching up after a long weekend. Start a huddle in any direct message (DM) or channel to chat with a teammate or anyone in a channel that wants to join. You can even share your screen.


Go for it!

  1. Open a DM or channel.
  2. Click the  headphones toggle in the bottom-left corner of your sidebar.
  3. To add people to the huddle, click the  add people icon to invite them, if you like. If you start a huddle in a DM, everyone in the conversation will receive an invitation.

    Here's an example of what a huddle could look like: starting a slack huddle in a channel

Learn more: Visit our article about Slack huddles.