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With Collaborators, support managers and agents can add or invite colleagues from other teams or third-party contacts into the ticket as a Collaborator. Collaborators can be any stakeholder who assists full-time agents with ticket-related information, updates, opinions, or approvals to resolve a customer ticket. Know more about Collaborators here.

Collaborator Privileges


Collaborators can

Collaborators cannot


  • View tickets they are assigned (Shared Ownership)/tagged(@mention) in

  • Add/edit their private notes

  • Update the status of the ticket using 'Add note and set as' options

  • Add and modify their time logs

  • View customer info related to the ticket they are part of

  • @mention agents

  • Add themselves as watchers

  • Forward tickets

  • Create tickets from the customer portal

  • Reply to a customer

  • Be the primary assignee to a ticket

  • Edit ticket properties

  • Create tickets from inside Freshdesk


  • View contacts and company profiles

  • Create contacts

  • Edit contact profiles

  • Assume the identity of a contact

Knowledge Base 

  • View the knowledge base articles

  • Add/edit articles and posts


  • Create ticket views

  • Log time

  • Use templates or scenario automation



  • Call or chat with customers

Marketplace Apps

  • Use installed apps


Mobile Apps

  • Use Android and iOS Freshdesk mobile app to 

    • View tickets they are assigned to

    • Add/Edit their private notes

    • Notify someone who is already in Freshdesk

    • Update the status of the ticket

  • Use Android and iOS Freshdesk mobile app to

    • Tag someone

    • Invite someone to Freshdesk

    • Reply to a customer

    • Edit ticket properties

Note: Automations do not work on actions taken by a collaborator.