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While holding a conversation in a channel, you may need to call the attention of a team member. Type a person’s @username in your message to grab their attention.
If you @mention someone who isn’t currently in the channel, Slackbot will ask you what to do next:
By default, the first name you enter in your Slack profile is also included as one of your highlight words, and will notify you in the same way as an @mention. Some teams may choose to turn this off, but you can still choose to include it in your highlight words.
Check your activity
View your most recent @mentions, @channel messages, highlight words, and reactions to your messages.
Click the Activity icon in the top right corner of Slack. This will open the Activity pane.
To see only your @mentions and highlights, uncheck the Include @channel mentions option.
Swipe left to right to open the right sidebar.
Swipe from left to right or tap the team logo to open the drawer.
It's not currently possible to view your recent activity on a Windows Phone. Stay tuned for updates!
Who can use this feature?
Allmembers and Guests can use this feature.
Available to teams on free and paid plans.
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