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Channels are the best way to keep conversations about various projects, topics, or teams organized in Slack. There’s no limit to how many unique channels you can have in Slack — go ahead, create as many as you’d like!
New to Slack? Watch a 1 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. Tap
Create in the top-right corner. Enter a
Add a description to let others know what the channel is about. If you'd like, tap the toggle to make the channel private.
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. If you'd like, tap the toggle to make the channel private.
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?
members and sometimes guests