Loomio User Manual

Learn how Loomio works and how to use it effectively in your group.

Getting Started with Loomio

A practical guide to welcoming people into their first Loomio group.

What is Loomio? - An overview of Loomio and how it works.

Starting a group - Create your Loomio group and ensure everyone is ready to participate.

Joining a group - You've just been invited to a group! Here's what you need to know.

Having discussions - Tips for inclusive and effective discussions on Loomio.

Making decisions - Use Loomio's decision tools to move discussion to clear outcomes.

Free Training Webinar - Learn to use Loomio from a friendly expert.

Troubleshooting - Questions people often ask when they're learning about Loomio.

Using Loomio

Signing in and configuring your Loomio user account.

Sign into Loomio - Creating an Account, signing in, and troubleshooting.

Your Profile - Configuring your online appearance and profile in Loomio.

Notifications - How to configure your email notification settings.

Navigating Loomio - How to find what you're looking for in Loomio.


A detailed look at group settings and membership.

Managing members - How to invite people and manage memberships.

Permissions - Who can change what, and advanced group settings.

Subgroups - Subgroups help you organize in teams.

Integrations - Better coordination by connecting Loomio with other apps you use.

Group data export - How to export your group data.

Deleting and archiving - How to deactivate your group.

Discussion threads

A detailed guide to the features of discussion threads.

Starting threads - Get a discussion or decision going.

Notifying people - Catalyse interactions.

Navigating threads - Find the discussions you need, when you need them.

Engaging with threads - Comments and tools such as thread translation and thread emails.

Thread administration - Manage your threads and the information therein.

Decision tools

Ways to get input and visualize how your group feels about something.

Starting proposals or polls - Basics, tips, and tricks for writing and using decision tools.

Outcomes - Record your decisions and share what's next by setting outcomes.

Types of decision tools - You can use several kinds of polls, including the 'proposal'.

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