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 Edit Channel.
  3. Write a description for your channel in the text field.
  4. Click Save changes.
  1. In your channel list, swipe left over the channel and tap the pencil icon.
  2. Tap Add a Description.
  3. Write a description for your channel in the text field.
  4. Tap Save in the top right.
Channel descriptions are not yet available for the Android app. We hope to bring this feature to you in one of the upcoming releases. Sorry for the delay!

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 🚀