How do I create a messages folder?

Folders can be created within the Messages tool to aid in organization.

Accessing the Messages tool via the tools menu in the site

Accessing the Messages tool via the tools menu in the site

To access the Messages tool in a site, select the Messages link in the tools menu.

Accessing the Messages tool via Message Center in the site

Accessing the Messages tool via Message Center in the site

The Message Center area in the Overview tool in the site displays the number of new messages in the site and also allows users to access the tool.

To access the Messages tool from the Message Center in the Overview tool in the site, select the New Messages link or the message number.

Accessing the Messages tool via the Message Center in My Workspace

Accessing the Messages tool via the Message Center in My Workspace

By default, the Message Center area of the Overview tool on the Home page displays a list of all sites of which the user is a part, along with the number of new messages in each site, and also allows users to access the tool.  

To access the Messages tool from the Message Center on the Home page, select the message number to the left of the site title in the Message Center Notifications area.

Creating a messages folder

Creating a messages folder

To create a messages folder, select New Folder in the menu bar near the top of the page.

Enter the folder title and add the folder

Enter the folder title and add the folder

Enter a title for the folder into the Folder Title field, then select Add.

View the folder and edit the folder settings

View the folder and edit the folder settings

The new folder will be added to the bottom of the folder list. To edit the folder settings, select the Folder Settings link.