Tips for Yammer

Editing your email notification settings

Subscribing to a Yammer group by email

Editing and removing a Yammer message

Direct link to a Yammer message

Yammer bookmarks

Yammer desktop notifications

Mentioning people in conversations

Using keywords

Editing your email notification settings

Yammer sends email notifications on all activity to new Yammer users (by default).
Users can edit these notifications in the settings of their profile:
  1. Click on the wheel icon on the grey left menu in Yammer.
  2. Select EDIT SETTINGS.
  3. Go to the NOTIFICATIONS tab.
  4. Make the desired adjustments to your settings. 
  5. Click on SAVE.

Subscribing to a Yammer group by email

Subscribing to a Yammer group by email:
  1. Open the Yammer group in question.
  2. Go to ACCESS OPTIONS at the bottom right corner of the Yammer group and select “Subscribe to this group by email”.
Here you can also unsubscribe from the group later on

Editing and removing a Yammer message

You can edit your message after posting it by clicking on “Edit” at the bottom of the message. To remove you message, click on the three dots (...) at the bottom of the message, and then select “Delete” in the menu that opens. 

Direct link to a Yammer message

It is possible to refer to Yammer messages by a direct link. 

  1. Click on the three dots (...) at the bottom of the Yammer message in question
  2. Select “Copy link to Clipboard”.
  3. Paste the link where you want it.

Yammer bookmarks

You can bookmark Yammer messages to better find them in the future.

Making a bookmark

  1. Click on the three dots (...) at the bottom of the Yammer message in question.
  2. Select “Bookmark”.

 

Viewing bookmarked messages

  1. Click on the wheel icon on the grey left menu in Yammer.
  2. Click on your own name or select VIEW PROFILE.
  3. Go to the Bookmarks tab where you can find all your bookmarked Yammer messages.

Yammer desktop notifications

  1. Click on the wheel icon on the grey left menu in Yammer.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Click on the Learn more button by the Windows Desktop Notifier app.
  4. Click on the green Lataa nyt (=Download now) button in the window that opens.
  5. Install the app on your computer. 

Mentioning people in conversations

You can make communication increasingly effective by using @mentions. Type the @ sign and the name of the person you wish to mention in any section of your message, or you can add the names of the persons by adding them in the “Add people to notify/ Notify additional people” box at the bottom of the message. The mentioned persons will get a notification in their Yammer inbox. 

 

Using keywords

Using keywords makes it easier to find conversations in Yammer by their topic. Type #topic anywhere in your message, or add your keywords in the “Add topics” box at the bottom of the message.