Favorite or follow a channel in Teams

Favorite or follow a channel in Teams

What used to be Favorite is now Show. When you join a new team, it's automatically shown in your teams list. If you know you're a member of a team but don't see it, scroll to the bottom of your teams list and select Hidden teams, find the team you're looking for select More options More options button > Show.

Hide a team or channel

If you don't want a team or channel to show in your teams list, hide it. Go to a team or channel name and select More options More options button > Hide. This is a great way to clean up your list and focus on the teams and channels you're active in.

You can also show channels from the hidden channels menu beneath the channels list of a team. Select More options More options button > Show.

Note: To help get you up and running, Teams automatically shows the five most popular channels in every new team you join.

To follow activity, turn on notifications

If you want to get notifications for specific activity in a channel, go to the channel name and select More options More options button > Channel notifications. This allows you to get notified of channel activity. From there you can choose where and what notifications you want to get. 

Banner and feed will send notifications to your device and to Activity at the top left of the Teams app. Feed will skip sending notifications to your desktop and will only show up in your activity feed.

Want fewer notifications from a channel? You can turn them off from here as well.

Below are the different types of settings you'll find in channel notifications:

  • All new posts will notify you each time someone starts a new conversation in the channel

  • Include all replies will notify you any time someone replies to a conversation

  • Channel mentions will notify you whenever someone @mentions the channel

FYI, Reset to default will turn on notifications for each item and will notify you in your activity feed and send desktop banner notifications. 

What used to be Favorite is now Show. When you join a new team, it's automatically shown in your teams list. If you know you're a member of a team but don't see it, scroll to the bottom of your teams list and select See all teams.

Show a channel

Tap Teams Teams button and go to the bottom of the team list. Tap See all teams, then tap the team the channel is in and tap the circle next to the channels you want shown. To hide, tap the circle again to deselect it.

Note: To help get you up and running, Teams automatically shows the five most popular channels in every new team you join.

Follow a channel

Tap Teams Teams button and choose a channel. In the channel header, tap Follow Follow channel button and select Follow channel.

What used to be Favorite is now Show. When you join a new team, it's automatically shown in your teams list. If you know you're a member of a team but don't see it, scroll to the bottom of your teams list and select See all teams.

Show a channel

Tap Teams Teams button and go to the bottom of the team list. Tap All teams, then tap the team the channel is in and tap the circle next to the channel you want to show.

Note: To help get you up and running, Teams automatically shows the five most popular channels in every new team you join.

Follow a channel

Tap Teams  Teams button and choose a channel. In the channel header, tap Follow  Follow channel button and select Follow channel.

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