Look at your Spaces list to see which ones appear in bold or have a blue dot next to them; this tells you that you have new messages waiting. Just select one of those spaces to read your messages.

After you read the message, the space name will no longer be in bold in your Spaces list, letting you know that you're now up-to-date in that space.

When a new message comes in, just click one to read them.you'll also get a notification, unless you’ve turned off your notifications either in the app or in your phone settings. See Tips for Managing Notifications to help make sure you don't miss any important messages.

You can also filter your Spaces list to only include unread spaces. For more information, see Filter Your Spaces and Content.

If you’re too busy to respond but want to see someone’s message, you can just take a quick peek instead. People won't know that you've seen the message.

You can add a quick response to a message with an emoji reaction. You can also, quote someone's message, forward the message, flag an important message, or start a message thread.


If a message contains a link, you can right-click directly on the link to get a Copy Link option in the Shortcut menu.