Rooms provide different methods of conversations in your workspace. They allow a more structured and purpose-oriented workflow.
If you are an administrator, see the Room Workspace Administration.

Types of Rooms in Rocket.Chat

Channels: Organize conversations across different topics.
Teams: Promotes collaboration between different teams.
Discussions: Allows a separate focused conversation around larger topics in a team or channel.
Direct Messages: Allows one-off conversations that do not require a channel or team.
Thread: Organized conversations around a particular message.
Learn about Rocket.Chat Room Roles.


When someone mentions you with @username, @all or @here, a symbol or a number will appear alongside the channel name. If someone mentions @all or @here a number will show up showing the number of times the mention is specific to you.