Show, Hide, or Pin a Team or Channel in Teams

You've got some viewing options for teams and channels. Here are more details.

Show a team or channel

When you join a new team, it's automatically shown in your teams list. If you know you're a member of a team but don't see it, scroll to the bottom of your teams list and select Hidden teams, find the team you're looking for select More options More options button > Show.

Show a channel in Teams.

Hide a team or channel

If you don't want a team or channel to show in your teams list, hide it. Go to a team or channel name and select More options More options button > Hide. This is a great way to clean up your list and focus on the teams and channels you're active in.

Hide or pin a channel in Teams.

You can also show channels from the hidden channels menu beneath the channels list of a team. Select More options More options button > Show.

Note: To help get you up and running, Teams automatically shows the five most popular channels in every new team you join.

Pin or unpin a channel

Stay productive with pinned channels!

Pinned channels stay at the top of the list so you don’t have to hunt them down.

To pin a channel, go to a channel name and select More options More options button > Pin. This ensures that the channel stays at the top of your list. If you change your mind, just select it again and unpin it.

Once you pin a channel, drag it into the order you want. Do this for several channels and you'll have all pinned channels within easy reach.

Pin a channel in Teams