Set your Enter key preference

Depending on your preferences, pressing the Enter key on your desktop will either send a message or start a new line in Slack. You can adjust this at any time. 

Choose your Enter key preference

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Choose Advanced.
  4. Under When writing a message, press Enter to, select your preference.

Tip: If you choose Send the message, you can use ShiftEnter to start a new line. If you choose Start a new line, you can use Enter (Mac) or CtrlEnter (Windows/Linux) to send the message.