- 1. Sign in to Butter
- 2. Create your workspace
- 3. Connect your Google Calendar
- 4. Design your first room
- 5. Get inspired by the Butter Template Gallery
- 6. Invite participants
- 7. Join an orientation
- 8. Join the Butter Community
1. Sign in to Butter
To get started, log onto Butter from either:
🌐 Your browser - Butter is smoothest in Chrome!
🖥 The Butter desktop app - for Windows and Mac
For full installation instructions, see
2. Create your workspace
When you first log in, you’ll be asked to create a Butter workspace. This workspace can be for yourself or for your entire team.
This is where you’ll access your rooms, add tools to your library, manage team members, revisit recaps, and more.
To learn more, check out:
3. Connect your Google Calendar
It’s easier to send invites and see your upcoming sessions if you connect Butter to your calendar. If you use Google Calendar, check out:
If you don’t use Google Calendar, forget we said anything! 😅
4. Design your first room
Rooms are where you plan and host your sessions, so you’ll need to build a room! Don’t worry. It’s easy.
To learn how, check out
5. Get inspired by the Butter Template Gallery
Incredible sessions don’t have to start from scratch. Get inspired and save yourself some time by starting with one of our pre-made Butter templates.
Check out the
6. Invite participants
Butter’s better with friends! To learn how to invite participants to your sessions, check out:
Here’s what’s awesome: participants don’t need to create an account or download anything to join a session. Just send them your room link and they can join directly from their browser.
If your participants want to join on mobile, they can 📲 download the Butter mobile app for Android and iOS.
7. Join an orientation
If you’d like a hands-on lesson on how to use Butter, sign up for one of our Butter group orientation sessions. One of our team members will give you a tour.
8. Join the Butter Community
Join our community to learn and connect with facilitators, workshoppers, trainers, and consultants from all over the world!
Our community is a great place to share facilitation resources, hear about the latest Butter events, and find answers to your most burning questions.