Slack

  • Accessing Slack direct messages from Android

    Open a DM conversation  Swipe right to open the sidebar. Tap Jump to..., then type the name(s) of the member(s) in your DM. View DMs in the sidebar  Swipe right to open the sidebar, then scroll down to Direct Messages. Or, swipe left to view recent DMs.
  • Accessing Slack direct messages from iOS

    Open a DM conversation  Swipe right to open the sidebar. Tap Jump to..., then type the name(s) of the member(s) in your DM. View DMs in the sidebar  Swipe right to open the sidebar, then scroll down to Direct Messages. Or, swipe left to view recent DMs.
  • Accessing Slack direct messages from your desktop

    Recent DMs are listed under the Direct Messages header in the left sidebar. If you want, you can customize your sidebar so you only see what's most important. Click Direct Messages in the left sidebar to see all of your DMs. Or, use a keyboard shortcut: Mac: ⌘-Shift-K Windows/Linux: Control-...
  • Creating a Group Chat in Slack

    Create a Group Chat in Slack Log in to your Slack account and you’ll see a list of groups and people you can send messages to in the left sidebar. Once you’re logged in, click on the small “+” right next to direct messages, and it will pop up a new dialog box. In the dialog box, you’ll see a ...
  • Sending and Reading Messages in Slack

    Send and read messages In Slack, conversations happen in channels and direct messages (DMs). To start and join conversations, learn how to send and read messages. Write and send messages There are two ways to start writing new messages in Slack: Use the  compose button.  Type a message in the...
  • Signing into Slack from Android

    Get a magic link Open the Slack app, then tap Sign In. Tap Email me a magic link. Enter your email address, then tap Open email app. Open the email from Slack and tap Confirm Email Address. Tap Next to sign in. If single sign-on (SSO) is required for your workspace or org, authenticate with your...
  • Signing into Slack from iOS

    Get a magic link Open the Slack app, then tap Sign in. Tap Email me a magic link. Enter your email address and tap Next. Then, tap Open Email App. Open the email from Slack and tap Confirm Email Address. Tap Next to sign in. If single sign-on (SSO) is required for your workspace or org, authenti...
  • Signing into Slack from your browser

    Sign in From your browser, visit https://slack.com/signin. Enter your Slack URL, then click Continue. Enter your email address and password. Click Sign in. Find your workspace Forgot which email address you used to sign up for Slack or don't know your Slack URL? Use the workspace finder tool to...
  • Signing into Slack from your desktop app

    Note: After you initiate signing in from the desktop app, you'll be directed to your browser to finish logging in. Sign in Open the Slack desktop app and click Sign In. From your browser, enter your Slack URL, then click Continue.  Enter your email and password, then select Sign in. Or authenti...
  • Slack Channels

    What is a channel? In Slack, teamwork and communication happen in channels. A channel is a single place for a team to share messages, tools, and files. Read on to learn all about how to create, join, and use channels to collaborate with your teammates. All about channels They can be organized ...
  • Slack Direct Messages

    What is a direct message? Who can use this feature? All members can send DMs. Single-Channel Guests can participate in group DMs, but cannot start their own. Free, Standard, Plus, and Enterprise Gridplans Direct messages (DMs) are one-to-one conversations between you and another workspace membe...
  • Slack Hashtags

    Public channels (or #, hashtags) They're open for all members to join, and anything posted is searchable by others. By default, all members of a workspace (but not guests) can create public channels. Workspace Owners can change this permission and limit channel creation to certain roles. Members...