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Send emails to Slack
Sending emails to Slack keeps your most important information in one central location. There are two options: activate a forwarding email address or connect the Email app to your workspace. 📬
Set up a forwarding email address
💌✨ Forwarding emails to yourself in Slack is a great way to store details alongside your other private notes and files.
Tip: Learn how to share messages in channels or with other members of your workspace.
Connect the Email app to your workspace
If your workspace is on the Standard or Plus plan, you can connect the Email app and post emails to any channel or DM. Emails sent to Slack work the same as other messages posted in Slack: they are indexed and searchable by anyone who is part of the conversation. You can set this up from your desktop:
Visit Slack’s App Directory, then search for the Email app.
Click Install, or Add Configuration if it's already on your workspace.
Choose a channel or DM where the email will be posted.
Click Add Email Integration .
Copy the Email Address . Emails sent to this address will post in the channel or DM of your choice.
Review the app's settings and customize the label, name, and icon.
Click Save Integration.
That’s it! You’ll receive an email from Slack with your special email address. Add it to your address book for easy reference!
Visit Slack’s App Directory at https://my.slack.com/apps .
Click Manage , then click Apps.
Click Email , then click the pencil icon to edit the configuration.
Click Disable or Remove in the top right. Click
OK. Emails will stop being delivered to Slack immediately.
💌✨ Connecting an email app to a channel in your workspace is a great way to skip the inbox and instantly receive important notifications like server status updates, mailing lists, and reports.
Note: Emails sent from mailing lists that do not specify a sender will not arrive in Slack.
Who can use this feature?
All members except for guests
All plans can set up a forwarding email address, but only the Standard and Plus plans can use the Email app