When you’re invited to join a space, you can preview the space and view its message history.
Join a space from Gmail or Chat
- Open Google Chat or your Gmail account.
- At the top left, click Start a chat .
- Click Browse spaces. The spaces that you're directly invited to appear at the top of the list. To find a space, enter its name.
- Optional: To preview a space, point to the space name and click Preview. When you preview a space, you can read messages, but you can't participate in the conversation or get notifications.
- To join the space, in the preview, click Add or Join.
- To open the space, click Open.