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Sending emails to Slack ensures that all of the information you need is in one central location. There are three ways to do this:
Install the Microsoft Outlook or Gmail add-onSend emails one at a time from your inbox to any channel or direct message in a Slack workspace. Available on all plans.
Connect the Email app to your workspaceAutomatically forward emails from your provider to a specific Slack channel or direct message. Available on Standard and Plus plans.
Set up a forwarding addressForward emails to your direct message with Slackbot. Available on all plans.
Install an email add-on
To send emails to Slack directly from your inbox, we offer custom add-ons for Microsoft Outlook for Office 365 and Gmail. These add-ons help you move conversations forward by bringing context from an email into a channel or DM.
Anyone with access to Gmail or Outlook through your company can use them.
Connect the Email app to your workspace
If your workspace is on the Standard or Plus plan, you can install the email app to automatically route emails from your provider to a channel or direct message in Slack.
Head to the
Email app page in the Slack App Directory. Click
Add to Slack. Choose the channel or direct message you want emails sent to.
Add Email Integration.
You'll receive a confirmation email from Slack with your unique email address. Add it to your address book for easy reference!
Head to the
Slack App Directory. Click
Manage, then select Apps. Click
Email, then click the to edit the configuration. pencil icon Click
Disable in the top right. Click
OK. Emails will stop being delivered to Slack immediately.
Set up a forwarding email address
Anyone can set up a forwarding email address to receive emails in a direct message with Slackbot. This is a great way to store additional context in Slack alongside your other
private notes and files.
Note: Emails sent from mailing lists that do not specify a sender will not arrive in Slack.
Who can use this feature?
members, and sometimes guests
All plans can install email add-ons or set up a forwarding email address. To use the Email app, you’ll need Standard or Plus .