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For a Single-Channel Guest, locate the team member and click their current channel to edit it.
For Multi-Channel Guests, click the down arrownext to the team member. From there, click the plus iconto add a channel, or click the x icon on one of their current channels to remove them from it.
Tip: Multi-Channel Guests have a square activity indicator next to their names, while Single-Channel Guests have a triangle icon.
What can Guests do?
View message history and access files shared in the channel(s) they can access
See and direct message or group message team members who are in the same channel(s)*
See other team members and their profile information
Guests can also take the following actions, unless a Team Owner has limited it to just certain team members:
Make @channel, @here and @everyone announcements
Post in the #general (provided it’s a channel they can access)
What can't Guests do?
Use custom or integration slash commands**
Create, rename, archive, or delete channels***
Remove other team members from channels
Create, edit, disable, or @mention User Groups
Be added to User Groups
Create or make changes to apps or custom integrations
Set channel topics and purposes
Access team statistics
Add custom emoji, Slackbot responses, or team loading messages
Access the IRC/XMPP gateways
* Single-Channel Guests can't start a group DM. ** Multi-Channel Guests can use custom or integration slash commands if a Team Owner has enabled this preference. *** By default, Multi-Channel Guests can create private channels.
Note: Anyone can invite a Multi-Channel Guest to a private channel. The Multi-Channel Guest can then invite other team members they share other channels or direct messages with to that private channel. Single-Channel Guests cannot invite team members to a private channel.
Who can use this feature?
Only Team Owners and Admins can access this feature.
Available to teams on the Standard and Plus plans.
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