Add a send button to the message field

By default, you send messages in Slack by using the Enter key. If you'd like, you can add a send button next to the message field to use instead.

Add the send button

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Select Preferences from the menu.
  3. Choose Advanced.
  4. Check the box next to Show send button.

Use the send button

  1. Press Enter to start a new line in the message field.
  2. When you're ready, click the Send button, or type Enter on Mac or CtrlEnter on Windows to send a message.