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Slack Enterprise Grid
Get familiar with Slack Enterprise Grid for large organizations.
If you're curious about what's new in Slack — and what's changed — you're in the right place.
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Manage team discovery and access
The idea that people in your company can effortlessly discover and join teams connected to your Enterprise organization is a powerful one.
Sound interesting? Make it possible by choosing a
Team Access preference.
Find the right level of discovery
Team Owners can choose between three levels:
Discoverable and open to joinOpen teams are visible and can be joined by any member of your organization.
Discoverable, but new members must ask for permission to joinRequests to join will be sent to a channel of your choice, and all members in that channel can grant approval.
UnlistedUnlisted teams are hidden from members of your organization. New members must be invited by a Team Owner or Admin.
Set your team's discoverability preference
From a Slack team:
Click your team name to open the
Team Menu. Hover over
Administration, then click Team settings. This will open your team site. Click to expand
Team Access. Choose how people can find and join the team.
Here's how it will look for members of your organization:
Tip: Make it easier for people in your organization to find the right team by adding a helpful description. From , click Team settings Change Team Info.
Note: Members can visit Discover and join teams on your organization for more on accessing teams on Slack Enterprise Grid.
Approve a request to join
If members of your organization need to ask for approval prior to joining a team, their request is sent to the channel you specified along with your Team Access preference.
Any person in that channel can approve the new request. To approve or deny it, simply click
Add to Team or Don't Add to Team.
Who can use this feature?
Team Owners can access this feature. Available on
Slack for Enterprise.