How to Join a Huddle on Slack

From a channel or DM on desktop, click the conversation name in the bottom left corner of your sidebar. Click Copy huddle link, then share it wherever you'd like . The huddle will start when someone clicks the link to join.

Slack is a popular tool for team collaboration and communication that provides many useful features. One of those features is the Huddle function, which is designed to help teams communicate after meetings or as a quick way to have conversations without jumping into a full-blown meeting. In this blog post, we’ll explain how to join a Huddle on Slack.

To start a Huddle, you need to be inside a channel in Slack. In the bottom left-hand corner, you’ll notice a radio icon with the channel name. Click on it, and you’ll see the option to start a Huddle in that specific conversation. There’s even a shortcut to use it.

Once you’re in a Huddle, you can turn on your microphone or not. You can also share your screen or invite other people to join the Huddle. One of the features that many people like is the ability to see captions. To turn on captions, click on “More Options” and select “Turn on captions.” This will provide you with a live transcription of the conversation, which can be helpful if you want to follow the conversation without necessarily joining in.

You can change your audio preferences in Huddle if you need to. To leave a Huddle, simply exit it, and you’ll receive a prompt about your experience. You can mute yourself at any time if you don’t want to be part of the conversation.

Huddle can be an excellent tool for quick conversations and asking questions without jumping into a full meeting. It’s like tapping someone on the shoulder and having a quick chat. You can see if someone is in a current Huddle in the top right-hand corner of your account, so you won’t accidentally overload them with messages.

In conclusion, Huddle on Slack is a useful feature that can save time and facilitate quick conversations. If you have any questions about Huddle, let us know in the comments.


Why can't i join Slack huddle?
Make sure you're on the latest version of the Slack desktop or mobile app. If not, update your app. If you're having trouble with huddles on the desktop app, open your workspace in Google Chrome and try starting a huddle.
How do I join a huddle in Slack on my laptop?
Open a channel or DM.Click the headphones toggle in the bottom-left corner of your sidebar. To see a larger view of the huddle, click on the new window icon.If you like, click on the camera icon to turn your video on.
How do I join a Slack huddle from my phone?
Log into the Slack application, either locally on your device, or via the Slack web app. Select a channel or Direct Message chat with one of your colleagues from the left-hand menu. Select the Headphones icon in the bottom-left corner. This will toggle the Huddle on with whoever you were chatting with.