Create a Twist team

To get started with Twist, the first step is to create your team, give it a great name and then invite people to join it. It’s a fast and easy process.

Creating your first team

If you’re new to Twist, follow these steps to create your first team:

  1. Sign up for an account via the Twist sign up page or log in if you already have a Twist account.
  2. Type your workspace name in the text field and click Create workspace.
  3. You will now have the opportunity to create a channel. Type a channel name - such as Marketing - in the text field and click Create Channel.
  4. You can now either invite some team members to your workspace by entering their email addresses in the available text fields and clicking Invite members, or you can choose to Skip for now.
  5. Check out the tips on working with threads and click Continue to create your team.
  6. Now, you’ll be in the General channel where you’ll see a draft of your first thread to the right. It’s an introduction post for your team to read when they join Twist. You can revise it, make any edits you’d like, and then click Post This Thread in the bottom right.
  1. Open the Twist app. Log in to your account or create an account, if you do not already have one.
  2. Enter the workspace name you’d like to use in the text field and tap Create workspace.
  3. You will now have the opportunity to create a channel. Enter a channel name - such as Marketing - in the text field and tap Create Channel.
  4. You can now either invite a team member to join your workspace by entering their email address in the text field (you can invite additional team members by tapping + Add email) and tapping Invite members, or you can choose to Skip for now.
  5. Tap Next to create your team.
  6. (Optional) Create a thread to welcome your team and share your goals on why you’ll be using Twist:
    • On the top left, tap the < symbol.
    • From the list of channels, select General.
    • Tap Start a new thread.
    • Add a subject and write your post.
    • In the top right, tap Post.
  1. Open the Twist app. Log in to your account or create an account, if you do not already have one.
  2. Enter the workspace name you’d like to use in the text field and tap Create workspace.
  3. You will now have the opportunity to create a channel. Enter a channel name - such as Marketing - in the text field and tap Create Channel.
  4. You can now either invite a team member to join your workspace by entering their email address in the text field (you can invite additional team members by tapping + Add email) and tapping Invite members, or you can choose to Skip.
  5. Tap Next to create your team.
  6. (Optional) Create a thread to welcome your team and share your goals on why you’ll be using Twist:
    • On the top left, tap the < symbol.
    • From the list of channels, select General.
    • Tap Start a new thread.
    • Add a subject and write your post.
    • In the top right, tap Post.

Creating additional teams

If you’re already part of a Twist team, here’s how you can create additional teams:

Unsure whether you need to create a new team? Read Should I create a new team or a new channel?
  1. In the top-right of Twist, click on your photo.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select + New team.
  3. Type your workspace name in the text field and click Create workspace.
  4. You will now have the opportunity to create a channel. Type a channel name - such as Marketing - in the text field and click Create Channel.
  5. You can now either invite some team members to your workspace by entering their email addresses in the available text fields and clicking Invite members, or you can choose to Skip for now.
  6. Check out the tips on working with threads and click Continue to create your team.
  7. Now, you’ll be in the General channel where you’ll see a draft of your first thread to the right. It’s an introduction post for your team to read when they join Twist. You can revise it, make any edits you’d like, and then click Post This Thread in the bottom right.
    Unfortunately, it’s not yet possible to create additional teams in the iOS app. Sorry! Please use our web app instead.

Unfortunately, it’s not yet possible to create additional teams in the Android app. Sorry! Please use our web app instead.

To get your team up and running, read our step-by-step guides: Getting Started Guide for Team Creators and What is Twist?