Channel notification preferences

Some channels are more important than others. In addition to your general notification preferences, you can also set specific preferences for a channel.

Adjust your notification settings for a channel

Desktop

iOS

Android

Windows Phone

  1. Open the channel.
  2. Click the gear icon  to open the Channel Settings menu.
  3. Select Notification preferences.
  4. Select new desktop and mobile notification settings for the channel.
  1. Tap the channel name on the header to view the channel details menu.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Choose your push notification preference for the channel.
  1. Tap the channel name on the header to view the channel details menu.
  2. Tap Notifications.
  3. Tap Send push notifications.
  4. Choose your push notification preference for the channel
Sorry, it's not currently possible to set channel notification preferences on Windows Phone. Please stay tuned!

You can choose to receive notifications for:

  • Activity of any kind will send a desktop notification for every message in every channel and direct message you have open in Slack.
  • Mentions of my name or highlight words sends desktop notifications only when your name or one of your highlight words is mentioned in the channel.
  • Nothing will disable notifications for the channel.

Tip: You can view and manage all your channel notification settings under Channel Specific Settings on the Notifications page. 

Note: Mobile push notification preferences you select for a channel are still subject to your mobile push timing preferences, which you can view and adjust on the Notifications page.