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Teams on the go
Teams on the go

Create a channel on the go

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Create a channel to focus on a specific topic or project in the Microsoft Teams mobile app. In a channel, you can also hold meetings, have conversations, or work on files together.

Try it!

Create a channel

  1. Go to the team you want and tap More options (...) > Manage channels > Add channel (+).

  2. Type a name and description.

  3. Choose a Privacy level:

    Standard - If you create a Standard channel, anyone in the team will see it.

    Private - With a Private channel, only people you add will see it.

  4. Tap Done.

Post to the channel

  1. Tap New post and @mention the channel if you'd like.

  2. Add text and tap Send.

Hide a channel

Note: Swipe actions to hide, show, pin, or unpin a channel are not available on Android.

  1. Go to the channel you want and swipe left.

  2. Tap Hide.

Show a channel

  1. In a channels list, tap hidden channels.

  2. Tap a channel to show it.

Pin a channel

  1. Go to the channel you want and swipe left.

  2. Tap Pin.

Unpin a channel

  • Go to the channel you want and swipe left to unpin it.

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