Emoji reactions

You can quickly respond to any message on Slack with an emoji reaction. Reactions can be used for any purpose: voting, checking off to-do items, showing excitement — and just for fun. ✨

Add a reaction

Desktop

Mobile

  1. Hover over a message and click the   Add a reaction icon.
  2. Choose an emoji, then watch it appear below the message. 

Tip: To react to the most recent message, type +:emoji_name: in the message box and send, or use Shift\ (Mac) or CtrlShift\ (Windows) to open the emoji picker.

  1. Touch and hold on the message you'd like to add a reaction to. 
  2. Select Add reaction
  3. Choose an emoji, then watch it appear below the message.

Note: Each member can add up to 23 emoji reactions to any message, with a maximum of 50 unique emoji from all members.


Remove a reaction

Reactions you’ve added will show in blue. Just click or tap the emoji you added to remove it from the message.

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See who reacted to a message

Desktop

Mobile

If you see a message with an emoji reaction attached to it, simply hover over the reaction to see who added it. 

If you see a message with an emoji reaction attached to it, simply long press a reaction to see who added it.


See reactions to your messages

You can see a list of recent reactions that have been added to your messages. 

Desktop

iOS

Android

Windows Phone

  1.  Click the  Activity icon in the top right.
  2. Scroll the list to see other people's reactions to your messages.

Tip: When someone reacts to one of your messages, you'll see the emoji momentarily appear over the  Activity icon. 

  1. Swipe right to left to open the right sidebar.
  2. Tap Activity.
  1. Tap the   Overflow menu icon at the top right.
  2. Tap Activity.
  1. Tap the   More actions icon in the top right corner. 
  2. Tap Activity.

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