Supplemental Slack info for you and your team.
Tips and tools for beginners and experts alike.
Slack Enterprise Grid
Get familiar with Slack Enterprise Grid for large organizations.
If you're curious about what's new in Slack — and what's changed — you're in the right place.
Develop your skills and prepare to become Slack Certified!
Launching a new team or joining one for the first time?
Our easy-to-read guides help your team work better, together, from day one.
Getting More Out of Slack
Ready to level up? Browse our time-saving tricks and practical tips for
making Slack work for you.
All kinds of teams thrive with Slack — take a look at our department-specific guides.
More coming soon!
Learn how Slack works, from top to bottom!
Want to learn more about setting up your team? Look no further!
Welcome to Slack! We're so glad you're here. Let's get started!
Your Profile and Preferences
Adjust your profile and preferences to make Slack work just for you!
Add Tools to Your Workspace
Simplify your daily work with apps and tools.
Tips, tricks, & More
Tips and tools for beginners and experts alike.
activity, accessibility, add an app, Add members, Add to Slack, administrators, all passwords, analytics, android, announcement, announcements, App Directory, app icon, Apple Watch, archive, Asana, Automation apps, badge, billing details, billing, Bitbucket, bot user, box, browse, calls, Calls !pobeta!pc, changes, channels, channel instantly, channel management, channel notification, claim domains, close, company culture, compliance exports, compose, computers, connect, connected accounts, connecting, copy messages, create, customization, customize, custom SAML, custom, customer support teams, data exports, data security, deactivate, default channels, delete, deletion, deploy slack, desktop, direct messages, directory, disable, discover and join, display name, DMs, Do Not Disturb, domain, domains, dropbox, edit, editing, education, email address, email, emoji, emoticons, Enterprise Grid, Enterprise Mobility Management, executives, export, failed payments, Fair Billing, faqs, finding, format, formatting, free trials, general, getting started, giphy, github integration, github organization, github, glossary, google apps, google calendar, google drive, guests, highlights, human resources, import, Incoming WebHooks, integrations, ios, invite, IT teams, JIRA, join, Keep up, keyboard layout, keyboard shortcuts, Keychain Access, keyword notifications, language, languages, leave, loading, limits, links, linux, mac, manage a workspace, manage apps, manage members, marketing, mention, merge, message display, microsoft products, mobile, mobile push, move channels, moving workspaces, multiple, mute, name, names, noise, nonprofits, OneDrive, onboard, owners, password, permissions, phones, pin, plan, plans, plus plan, polls, primary ownership, privacy policies, prioritize tasks, private channel, private notes and files, project management, public channel, purpose, Quick Switcher, quote, reactivate, read, recruitment, referrer information, reminder, remove, rename, retention, Request a new workspace, role, roles, RSS, sales, Salesforce, SAML, SCIM, SCIM provisioning, screen reader, search, send, session duration, share messages, share, shared channel, shared channels, sign in, sign out, signup mode, single sign-on, Slack Day, Slack for Teams, Slack notifications, Save notes and files, Service Level Agreements, slack status, slackbot, slash commands, snippet, snooze, software developers, star, statistics, sync, tablets, tax, threads, time zone, tips, to-do lists, topic, triage channels, Terms of Service, Trello, troubleshoot, trouble receiving, tour, twitter, two-factor authentication, unread messages, updates, upgrade, upload, username, user groups, URL, Vendor and remittance, video, voice call, voice, what is, what's important, whitelisting, windows phone, windows, working in, workspace creation requests, workspace discovery, workspace's settings, wunderlist, zoom
Enterprise Mobility Management
Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) — also known as Mobile Device Management — gives organizations control over how their company data is used and accessed on mobile devices.
1. Choose an EMM provider
First, connect with a Slack for EMM provider to learn more and set up your account. We work with several EMM providers like AirWatch, MobileIron, and Blackberry to verify our services are compatible.
Tip: Check out the mobile device requirements for Slack for EMM.
2. Turn on EMM
Next, contact our support team and let us know if you’d like to activate or change your mobile security settings for your organization.
We can help with setting up mobile security, but here’s the information we’ll need from you first:
🔏 Choose who is affected
Only members using approved devices will be able to access your organization's workspaces. You can choose who is affected:
All members, excluding guests, will be required to update to the Slack for EMM app. Guests can still sign in from any device.
All members will be required to update to the Slack for EMM app and must use an approved device to access Slack.
✍🏼 Customize your message
Once turned on, affected members will have 72 hours to switch to the Slack for EMM app before they are signed out on mobile.
Members will receive an email (as well as a Slackbot message) with details of what to expect:
A message to explain that their company has upgraded their mobile security.
The date and time when members will only be able to access Slack on approved devices, using the Slack for EMM app.
Details on how to access the Slack for EMM app, and instructions on how to install it .
You can include a custom message with information such as links to an internal guide, or an email address or channel to contact your company’s helpdesk.
Tip: Even though members have 72 hours to switch, you should communicate these changes before turning on EMM.
What members can expect
Switching to the Slack for EMM app
Once installed, members can sign in using their single sign-on credentials. Members can still use the regular Slack app, but not for the Enterprise Grid organization that requires EMM.
Access from an unauthorized device
Members attempting to sign in to your Enterprise Grid organization will see a screen letting them know they need to use an approved device.
Slack will send the member an email with instructions from the custom message that you provided in the step above.
Note: With Slack for EMM, you can restrict members from copying messages and images, and pasting them outside of the app.
Who can use this feature?
Org Owners and Org Admins can access this feature. Available on the
Enterprise Grid plan.