Join a room

When you’re invited to join a room, you’ll get an email notification if the person inviting you to the room requests it. Before you join, you can preview the room and see its message history. 

You can get notifications and preview the room even if you're invited with your personal Google Account or the room is owned by another organization.

Join a room from Chat 

  1. Open Chat.
  2. At the top left, click Find people, rooms, bots.
  3. Click Browse rooms.

    The rooms that you're directly invited to appear at the top of the list. Enter a room name to quickly find a room.

  4. (Optional) To preview a room, point to the room name and click Preview.
    When you preview a room, you can read messages, but you can't participate in the conversation or get notifications.
  5. Click Add "" or Join in the preview to join the room.
  6. Click Open to open the room.

Join a room from Gmail

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. Next to Rooms, click Add ""and thenBrowse rooms.
  3. The rooms that you're invited to appear at the top of the list. Enter a room name to quickly find a room. 

  4. (Optional) To preview a room, point to the room name and click Preview.
    When you preview a room, you can read messages, but you can't participate in the conversation or get notifications. 
  5. Click Add "" or Join in the preview to join the room.
  6. Click Open to open the room.

 

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