How do admins add people to Workplace?

Note: Email addresses that don't include a person's name, such as info@domain.com or sales@domain.com, can't be used to create a Workplace account. This ensures that the community knows who owns the account, and who's responsible for the content that the account creates.
Adding people individually
To add individuals to your Workplace:
  1. From your News Feed, click Admin Panel in the left menu.
  2. Click People.
  3. Click Add people.
  4. Click Add One Person.
From here, fill in the individuals details and click Confirm. Accounts created in this way will be invited immediately.
Adding multiple people using email
To add several accounts to your Workplace at once:
  1. From your News Feed, click Admin Panel in the left menu.
  2. Click People.
  3. Click Add people.
  4. Click Add Multiple People.
From here, fill in the users' email addresses and click Add. Accounts created in this way will be invited immediately. You can also copy the link to share with people, up to 300 with the same link, so they can enter their details to create an account. This account will trigger an approval for an admin. Once approved, the employee will be able to claim their account
Adding people using phone numbers
You can only add people using their phone numbers from your mobile phone. Not all organizations will have access to this feature.
To add people using their phone numbers:
  1. Tap on the right.
  2. Tap Add people.
  3. From here, you can enter the phone number of the person you'd like to invite to Workplace.
  4. You can also choose numbers to add from existing contacts.
System admins can turn profile creation using a phone number on or off by going to Settings in the Admin Panel .
Note: Ensure all phone numbers are correct. Once you have sent the invite to the number you have selected, they will have total access to your Workplace.
Bulk account creation via Excel or CSV file
To add many accounts to your Workplace at once:
  1. From your News Feed, click Admin Panel in the left menu.
  2. Click People.
  3. Click Add people.
  4. Click Import a CSV or XLSX.
From here, you'll be able to download a template file and learn more about the format needed for upload. When you are ready, click Import file
Bulk account creation using an identity provider
Workplace has an out of the box integration with the largest Cloud Identity Providers such as Azure AD, G Suite, Okta, OneLogin and Ping. You can connect your Cloud Identity Provider by using Workplace Import (where the provisioning connector is hosted by Workplace) or using a Workplace custom integration (where the provisioning connector is hosted by the Identity Provider).
Bulk account creation using SCIM API
This set of guides introduces the concepts of account provisioning and deactivation through the use of the SCIM API.
Learn more about bulk account management.
Users inviting themselves
Admins can choose from the following invite settings to control who joins their Workplace:
  • Only people who are invited can join: You can limit coworkers in your Workplace community to a specific segment of the organization such as region, department or team.
  • Anyone from allowed or verified domains: This option will make your Workplace community available to your entire organization.
To adjust your invite preferences, visit the Admin Panel and click Settings. You will find the relevant settings under the Joining and access requests heading.
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