Accessing Sidebar Settings
You can change your Matrix account settings by clicking your profile icon in the top left of the Element client. By default, this will be a colored circle with the first letter of your Matrix ID. From the presented drop-down menu, you'll be able to jump into specific settings straight away, or access
All Settings. Clicking
All Settings will take you first to
General settings, click
Sidebar in the vertical navigation menu on the left to open
Info: The below setting layout / order may change in subsequent client updates, however generally most settings will still perform the same function.
Home: Home is useful for getting an overview of everything.
- Show all rooms: Show all your rooms in Home, even if they're in a space.
Favorites: Group all your favorite rooms and people in one place.
People: Group all your people in one place.
Rooms outside of a space: Group all your rooms that aren't part of a space in one place.
See the below example of a sidebar with these options enabled: