New to Donut and looking for some tips and tricks to get started? You've come to the right place! Here are some helpful articles that will outline the basics:

1. What are Donut channels and how do they work?

Donut Intros are a simple way to connect with teammates from within Slack. On a regular basis, Donut will select people from your Intro channel, and will send a DM encouraging them to meet up for lunch, donuts, or a virtual coffee over video chat!

Donut Watercooler can help increase friendly conversation without the need for additional video chats. Watercooler topics come through as messages from Donut in the channel you've selected. Once Donut posts the Watercooler topic, your team can respond and chat about the prompt in the channel together.

Donut Celebrations automates messages that recognize your teammate's birthdays and work anniversaries.

2. How to Find and Use Donut's Home Tab

Donut's Home Tab is your one-stop-shop within Slack for all things Donut.

3. Using Zoom for remote Donut Meetings

Donut's Zoom integration makes it quick and easy to plan a remote meeting with your teammates.

4. How do I use Google Calendar to schedule my Donut meeting?

You can use Donut's Calendar integrations to quickly and easily book Donut meetings with your teammates. You’ll just need to link your Calendar to Donut.

5. Can I adjust my working hours for the Calendar Integration?

If you use the Calendar Integration, Donut automatically attempts to find available time slots between you and your teammates and proposes times that work for everyone.

6. Can I prevent Intros to specific people?

Here's how to stop receiving intros to a manager or a direct report you work closely with (and know well).

7. How can I opt-out of Donut Intros?

If you'd like to stop receiving intros from Donut, there are a few options to temporarily or permanently opt out.

8. How do I tell Donut that we met?

Donut keeps a history of past Donut intros and marks whether or not you were able to meet. Learn more about how Donut keeps track of your meetings.

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