Configure default settings for new users

This feature is only available to organization owners and administrators.

Organization administrators can configure the default values of personal preference settings for new users joining the organization. This can help seemlessly customize the Zulip experience to match how the organization in question is using Zulip.

Existing users' preferences cannot be modified by administrators, and users will be able to customize their own settings once they join. Administrators can customize defaults for all personal preference settings, including the following:

How to configure default settings for new users

  1. Click on the gear () icon in the upper right corner of the web or desktop app.

  2. Select Manage organization.

  3. On the left, click Default user settings.

  4. Review all settings and adjust as needed.