Add a channel description

Channels descriptions help your team get a quick overview of each channel's purpose.

To add a description when creating a new channel, simply follow the steps of the Create a channel article.

Here’s how you can add a description to your existing channels:

Only admins and the creator of the channel can add and edit a channel description.
  1. In your channel list, hover over a channel’s name, click on the three dots icon and select Edit Channel…
  2. Click the Edit Channel button.
  3. Write a description for your channel in the text field.
  4. Click Save.
  1. In your channel list, swipe left over the channel and tap the pencil icon.
  2. Write a description for your channel in the text field.
  3. Tap Save.
  1. In your channel list, tap on the channel you'd like to add a description for.
  2. At the top right, tap the three dots icon and select Channel Info.
  3. Tap on Add description.
  4. Write a description for your channel in the text field.
  5. Tap Save.

FAQ

Q: What is the maximum character length for a channel description?

A: Your descriptions can be up to 255 characters. Don’t forget to add some character with emojis 🚀