Find channels

Available in Mattermost Free and Starter subscription plans. Available for Mattermost Cloud deployments. Available for Mattermost Self-Hosted deployments.

Find channels to join

To see all available public channels you can join that you’re not already a member of, select the + icon at the top of the channel sidebar, then select Browse Channels. Search for channels by name or scroll through the list. Select Join next to any channel to become a member of that channel.


  • Want to see all of the channels you’re already a member of? Select Find Channel in the channel sidebar to see all of the channels you’re currently a member of across all of your teams, including public and private channels, as well as all direct and group messages.

Revisit recent channels

Use the History arrows at the top of the sidebar to move back and forth through your channel history.

  • Select the left arrow to go back one page.

  • Select the right arrow to go forward one page.