Search for answers and use the discovery feed

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Search and the Discovery feed work hand in hand:

  • Search    Chances are very good that a message, a file, or a coworker can answer those pressing questions you have and in a timely way. Use full-text search to quickly find files, conversations, people, expertise, notes, and data across your Yammer network. Common questions are: Who’s the expert? Where’s the information I need? How can I answer my question? Before I create a group, is there already one out there?

  • Discovery feed    Keeping up to date with your organization’s information is what the discovery feed is all about. The Discovery feed is like an information hub that surfaces conversations you might miss from relevant groups. Updates in the Discovery feed clearly identify which groups the conversations come from and provide the ability to quickly navigate to and join the groups. Stay on top of relevant conversations, files and projects happening across the company. The Discovery feed also let you quickly engage in conversations, @mention coworkers to loop them into a discussion, and preview documents.

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Search for content

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account, and then on the app launcher App launcher button , click Yammer.

  2. At the top of the left pane in the Search box, type a search word or phrase, and then press RETURN.

  3. A results list is displayed as categorized results for easier selection.

  4. If the results list is long, when you reach the bottom of the list, click More.

A typical Yammer search

Use Discovery feed

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account, and then on the app launcher App launcher button , click Yammer.

  2. In the top navigation bar, click Home The Discovery icon . The feed is displayed in the middle pane.

  3. Click the link you want:

    • Discovery    This is a feed of the conversations most relevant to you, based on what you subscribe to and your interactions with Yammer network content. Use it to catch up on urgent conversations and discover what others are doing. Up to three unread announcements are displayed at the top so that you won’t miss important announcements.

    • All    These are all the conversations for which you have access within your organization's network.

    • Following    These are the conversations you actively subscribe to including: conversations that your followers have participated in or liked, conversations that have been tagged with a topic you follow, and conversations that have been posted in one of your Groups.

    Using the Discovery tab

Note: Use the Discovery and Following tabs to filter information that is most relevant to you. The All tab does not filter information, and the number of returned search results may be overwhelming, like drinking water from the proverbial firehouse.

How to instructions for your device

Search content

The ability to search for content is not available in the Yammer app.

Use Discovery feed

  1. Make sure you have installed the Yammer app.

  2. In the apps list, tap Yammer Yammer Icon , and then log in with your work or school account.

    Note: To view a different network, tap Menu Menu icon at the top left, tap My Networks, and then tap the name.

  3. Tap Menu Menu icon at the top left of the My Feed section.

  4. To view messages from different groups, swipe up or down.

Search content

The ability to search for content is not available in the Yammer app.

Use Discovery feed

  1. Make sure you have installed the Yammer app.

  2. In the apps list, tap Yammer Yammer Icon , and then log in with your work or school account.

    Note: To view a different network, tap Settings Settings: update your profile, install software and connect it to the cloud (on iPad) or More More (on iPhone) for My Networks, and then tap the name.

  3. Tap Top Conversations (on iPad) or Feed Feed icon (on iPhone), or the Groups section from which you can tap or find a group.

  4. In the Search box, type a subject phrase, such as “hobby” or “marketing” that matches a group name.

  5. In the search results, tap a group name.

  6. To see different messages, swipe up or down.

Poll your teammates

The ability to poll your teammates is not available in the Yammer app.

Search content

The ability to search for content is not available in the Yammer app.

Use Discovery feed

  1. Make sure you have installed the Yammer app.

  2. In the apps list, tap Yammer Yammer Icon , and then log in with your work or school account.

    Note: To view a different network, click More Mobile More Menu icon , tap networks, and then tap the name.

  3. Swipe left or right until you see the my feed section.

  4. To view messages from different groups, swipe up or down.

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