Overview: Channels in Chat (App)

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This article provides an overview of public and private channels in Chat in App.

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In Chat, you can create public channels and private channels. Public channels are open to all users in your organization, while private channels are closed conversations between a specific set of users.

Once you create a channel, its access level is not changeable. A public channel will always be public and a private channel will always be private.

You can update various settings for both public and private channels under the channel’s settings.

For private channels, you can:

For public channels, you can:

Note that you can’t add or remove members from a public channel because public channels are available to every user on your organization.

Also note that, once a channel has been archived, it’s permanently deleted and is therefore no longer accessible to anyone who previously had access to it.

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