Yammer Quick Start

Discover conversations and groups

Discover conversations and groups in Yammer

Discover conversations

  1. Select Yammer from the home tab on the left rail.

  2. The Discovery tab suggests conversations relevant to you based on what you subscribe to and interact with on your Yammer network.

  3. The All tab shows all conversations you can access on your organization’s network.

  4. The Following tab These are the conversations you actively subscribe to, including conversations that your followers have participated in or liked and conversations that have been tagged with a topic you follow.

    To view your groups' conversations, use the left navigation and go directly to the group to see new conversations in your groups. When you're all caught up, click the group-to-group transition link at the bottom of your feed to go to your next groups' new conversations.

Discover conversations

Search for answers

  1. In the left side rail, in the Search bar, type in related keywords to find what you need. As you type, a list of categorized results is displayed with suggested people, groups, files, topics, and links.

  2. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, search See All Search Results. Browse the complete search results, which are categorized by tabs.

  3. If you need to narrow your search, use Advanced search on the Search Results page.

Search in Yammer

Join an existing group

  1. On the left navigation, select Discover more groups.

  2. Browse or use Search to find groups. Read through descriptions, scroll through the group feed, or look at members to figure out if the group is relevant to you.

    Note: The All Company group is the default group, and you’re automatically part of it.

  3. Select + Join when you find a group that interests you.

    Note: If the group is public, you will be instantly added to it. If it is private, the group administrator will need to approve your join request.

Join an existing conversation

Create a new group

  1. In the left navigation, select the + sign.

  2. Select the group type (Internal or External), type a Group Name, add Group Members, and set access to Public or Private.

    • When an external group is created, members from outside your organization will only have access to the information and conversations of that specific group.

    • Public groups are available to anyone in your network to join. Access must be granted to new members in a Private group.

  3. Customize your group information by selecting the gear icon in the group header. Edit group settings like the description, group image, and group header.

Create a group

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