Set default do not disturb hours

When default do not disturb hours are set for your workspace or Enterprise Grid organisation, Slack will not send any desktop or mobile notifications of activity to members.


Add default do not disturb hours

Free, Standard and Plus subscriptions

Enterprise Grid subscription

Here’s how workspace owners and admins can set default DND hours:

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Select Administration, then Workspace settings from the menu.
  3. Scroll down to Do not disturb and click Expand.
  4. Select the default hours when notifications will not go out to members.
  5. Click Save settings once you’ve finished!

Individual workspace level

Here’s how workspace owners and admins can set default DND hours:

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Select Administration, then Workspace settings from the menu.
  3. Scroll down to Do not disturb and click Expand.
  4. Select the default hours when notifications will not go out to members.
  5. Click Save settings once you’ve finished!

Enterprise Grid organisation level

Here’s how org owners and admins can set default DND hours for all workspaces connected to the Enterprise Grid organisation:

  1. From your desktop, sign in to your Slack Enterprise Grid, then click Manage organisation.
  2. Under    Settings, click Organisation policies.
  3. Next to Do not disturb mode, click Add policy.
  4. Tick the box next to Automatically disable notifications from and select the default hours when notifications will not go out to members of your org.
  5. Click Save policy.

Note: When you change your workspace or organisation’s default do not disturb hours, this will override your members’ individual settings, but they’ll still have the option to reset their own hours or turn off the feature.

 

Who can use this feature?
  • Workspace owners/admins and org owners/admins can access this feature. 
  • Available on free and paid subscriptions.

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