Last updated on Apr 18, 2024

What is Canary Mode in Minds?

The Minds Canary is a public beta release of Minds that allows users to test out new features and updates before they are released to the general public, similar to a "beta" version of software.

To report issues in the canary mode, you can join the Canary Group and also the Canary Chat group.

How do I turn on Canary Mode?

  1. Click More in left sidebar

  2. Click "Canary Mode" on the bottom of the menu

  3. You will then be brought to a page where you may choose to enable Canary mode, or read more about it.

What is the purpose of the Minds Canary?

The purpose of the Minds Canary is to allow users to test new features and updates before they are available to the general public, helping to work out any issues before the official release.

Why is it called Canary Mode?

The name "Canary Mode" is inspired by the practice of coal miners sending canaries into mines to signal early warnings for obstacles ahead. Turning on Canary Mode in Minds helps users test out new features and identify any potential issues before they impact the larger community.