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Can't see "create room" button on HipChat

I want to create a new room with existing HipChat accounts and I can't find the create room button. I don't know if it has something to do with my account being basic.

7 answers

1 vote
Conor Atlassian Team Jan 18, 2016

Jeffry,

The "Create New Room ..." entry is in the "..." menu at the top right of the web app

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Anatoli Atlassian Team Jan 18, 2016

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Or you can use the "Create a room" link in the left sidebar below the list of the rooms.

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Sabrina Atlassian Team Jan 19, 2016

Jeffry,

You didn't say whether you're a HipChat admin. If you're not, it's possible that your HipChat admin is only allowing admins to create rooms. If that's the case, you won't see the Create a room link below the rooms and the Create New Room menu item under the ... menu will be grayed out.

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mick Atlassian Team Jan 18, 2016

Can you tell us what client you're currently using?

Client? You mean if I'm using the app? I'm on the web app. I don't have HipChat installed.

Yeah I when I got the screenshot and saw that the option is graded out I figured that I need to ask permission to create a room. It's all clear now! Thank you for all your help!

I just installed HipChat on my phone and am on the web client now. I see no option to create a room. There is no sidebar nor a "..." menu. Can you explain in more detail, please, how to create a room? Thanks!

EDIT: I now found a link to the WebApp under "Home". So this is where I'd need to go? Oh yes, after a couple of attempts, the app actually opened and I was able to create a room.

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