Move conversations in Yammer

Sometimes the Yammer group you first post a message to isn’t the right one. Now any user can move a conversation, poll, or praise to a different group in order to make sure the right people see it.

How to move conversations

  1. Find the post you want to move.

  2. Click the overflow menu on the first message.

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  1. Click Move Conversation.

  2. Select destination group and add a reply to the conversation if you would like.

  3. Click Move and the conversation is moved to the new group.

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A banner will appear once the conversation has been successfully moved.

The conversation will also show who moved the conversation and which grouped they moved it to. 


This feature is available in the Yammer web experience and Yammer Desktop experience. 


Q: Who can move a conversation?

A: Any user with access to a conversation can move it.

Q: Who can see the conversation after it's moved?

A: All conversation participants before the move and all users with access to the new group can see the conversation after it's moved. 

Q: Are files moved to the new group? 

A: No, files remain in the original group, but links to the files still appear in the conversation in the new group. 

Q: Will the post I move remain in the old group?

A: No, the post is only in the group it's moved to. It's not copied into both groups. 

Q: Can you send to more than one group at a time? 

A: No, you can only move from one group to another group.  

Q: Can you move a conversation again after it's been moved? 

A: Yes, conversations can be moved multiple times.  

Q: What if I make a mistake and send it to the wrong group?  

A: You can move it again to a different group.

Q: Which conversations can be moved?

A: All conversations in public and private groups can be moved. 

Q: Where can conversations be moved to?

A: Users can move conversations to any group they have access to (public or private). 

Q: Will users be notified if a conversation is moved?

A: Yes, all users involved in the conversation will get an inbox notification. A system message is added to the conversation when it is moved. The message includes who moved the thread, where it was moved from, and where it was moved to. 

Q: Can you move threads in external groups?

A: No

Q: Can you move announcements?

A: No

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