HelpCommunities
Import a community someone shares with you
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on Apr 17, 2024

Status app is currently in beta stage
The Status app is currently in its beta stage. This means the application is still undergoing active development, and certain features described in this document may function differently or be unavailable within the app.

You can import a Status Community someone shares with you using the link, QR code or community's public key. Importing a community can also be helpful when you need help finding the community.

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If you're a community owner and want to restore your community on a different device, read Restore your Status Community.

You have three options to import a Status Community.

OptionDescriptionWorks with
LinkTap or click the Status Community link to open the community page.Mobile and desktop
QR codeUse this option to scan the community QR code someone shares with you.Mobile
Community's public keyImport the key using the Status app to find the community you want to join.Mobile and desktop

Use the community link, QR code or public key to find and import the community you're interested in. Status includes the community's public key in the QR code or link, like this:

. The link contains the community's public key at the end, so you don't have to type it in.

To import the community, ask the person sharing the community to send you the link or show you the QR code.

  1. 1
    If you receive the community link, tap the link to open the community page.
  2. 2
    If you receive the community QR code or the community's public key, follow the steps provided in the table below.
  3. 3
    Review the information when the community page opens and tap
    Join Community
    .
OptionSteps
QR code
  1. 1
    From the tab bar, tap
    Communities
    .
  2. 2
    From the top navigation, tap
    Scan
    and scan the QR code.
Community's public key
  1. 1
    From the tab bar, tap
    Communities
    .
  2. 2
    Tap
    Add
    >
    Import community
    .
  3. 3
    In the
    Community key
    text field, enter the community link or the community's public key.
  4. 4
    Verify the community you're about to import and tap
    Import community
    .
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After opening the link or scanning the QR code, you can install Status if you haven't already.