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

You can also react to the most recent message in a channel from the comfort of your keyboard:

  1. Type +:emoji_name: in the message box and send.
  2. Use the keyboard shortcut Shift \ (Mac) or Ctrl Shift \ (Windows) to open the emoji picker for the most recent message.
  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.


Recent reaction activity

When other members add emoji reactions to your messages, Slack will notify you. Here's how to see reaction activity on your messages.

Desktop

iOS

Android

Windows Phone

  1.  Click the  Activity icon at the top right to see other people's reactions to your messages.
  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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