Minimum requirements for using Slack

Curious about what the technical requirements are to run Slack? We've put together some helpful information about our supported browsers and operating systems (OS), so read on to learn more.

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Desktop apps

Operating System Requirements
MacOS OS X 10.10 or above
Windows Windows 7 or above
Linux Fedora 26 or above
Ubuntu LTS releases 16.04 or above
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 or above

Mobile apps

Operating System Requirements
iOS iOS 10.0 or above
Android Android 4.4 or above
Windows Phone* Windows Phone 8.0 or above

* We're no longer updating the Slack app for Windows Phone as of June 14, 2018.

Web browsers

Connect to Slack from the web on your desktop anytime at — just make sure you're using one of our supported browsers.




Version 66 and above


Version 60 and above


10.1 and above

Microsoft Edge

Version 41 and above

Unsupported browsers and OS

To focus on delivering the best possible experience in Slack, it is necessary to keep the list of supported browsers and operating systems short.

When a browser is no longer supported, we stop fixing pesky bugs and issues. For a customer, that could be a terrible Slack experience! We do our best to avoid that scenario by blocking unsupported browsers from accessing Slack.

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