By default, all team members in your Workspace have the ability to create both Public and Private channels.

Channel names can have up to 80 characters.

Create a channel

  1. On your web application, tap on your Workspace name on the top left
  2. Select Create channel
  3. Name your channel. Channel name can only contain letters, numbers, underscores, hyphens, and must be between 1 and 24 characters long.
  4. Provide a brief description so that other team members would know what the channel is about (not required)
  5. Decide whether the channel should be Public or Private.
  6. Once you are done, tap on Create.
  7. Click on the Add option to start adding team members if the created channel is set to Private.
  1. On your mobile application, tap on your Workspace name on the top left
  2. Click on Channel browser
  3. Tab on the + symbol on the bottom right corner
  4. Name your channel. Channel name must be lowercase, without space or periods, and it can't be longer than 24 characters
  5. Decide if the Channel will be Public (anyone can join) or Private (you invite people to join)
  6. Once you are done, tap on Create.
  7. Click on the Add option to start adding team members if the created channel is set to Private.