Use threads in Space

In addition to the main conversation in the Space, you can reply to any message and create a separate thread. With a thread, you can track important discussions and prevent the main conversation from being cluttered.

Reply in a thread

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chat app or Gmail app .
    • In Gmail: At the bottom, tap Chat .
  2. In the bottom navigation menu, tap Spaces and then select a space.
  3. Tap and hold a message and then Reply in thread.
  4. At the bottom, enter your message.
  5. Tap Send .

Tip: If a thread already has replies, tap the message to open the thread panel.

Follow a thread

  1. In the top right-hand corner of the space, tap Active threads .
  2. In the thread panel, to the right of the thread, tap:
    • Follow: Follow the thread.
    • Following: Unfollow the thread.
  3. At the top of the thread panel, to filter the list of available threads, click:
    • Mentions me: Threads where you're mentioned.
    • Following: Threads that you follow.

Manage thread notifications

After you start a thread, you can adjust how and when you're notified of new messages.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chat app or Gmail app .
    • In Gmail: At the bottom, tap Chat .
  2. At the top of the space, tap the space name and then Notifications.
  3. Select an option for notifications:
    • All: Notifications for new messages and replies to threads that you follow.
    • Following: Notifications for replies to threads that you follow and @mentions.
    • None: No notifications. If someone @mentions you, a dot appears next to the space name.
    • Optional: To prevent the conversation from being bolded and moved to the top of your conversation list, select the box next to 'Mute conversation'.
  4. Tap Save.

Tip: When you follow a thread in a space, you're notified with a dot whenever there's activity in that thread. You can view the number of unread messages next to each thread in a space.

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