Create a Slack workspace

This is it: the moment your Slack workspace, a collaboration hub for the people you work with, flickers into existence. ✨ It's a good day!

What to know before getting started

  • When you create a workspace, you’ll become the Workspace Primary Owner.
  • If you plan to use Slack for work, make sure to use an email address from your company’s domain to create your workspace.


Create a workspace for your team

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  1. Go to slack.com/create.
  2. Enter your email address, then click Next. Check your email for a 6-digit confirmation code.
  3. Enter your code, then name your workspace and click Next
  4. Create a new channel for your workspace. Channels organize conversations about any topic, like a project your team is working on.
  5. Add coworkers' email addresses if you're ready to invite others. Otherwise, select skip for now
  6. Click See Your Channel in Slack to visit your workspace.
  7. Select Finish Signing Up at the top of the screen. Enter your name and password, then click Next.
  8. Review your workspace name and URL, then click Finish to save. Welcome to Slack!
  1. Open the Slack app.
  2. Tap Get started.
  3. Enter your email address, then tap Next.
  4. Tap Open Email App, find your confirmation email, then tap Confirm Email Address to return to Slack.
  5. Tap Create a new workspace.
  6. Name your workspace, and change the workspace URL if you want.
  7. Enter your full name (this is what other people will see along with your messages in Slack) and a secure password.
  8. Tap I Agree to accept the Slack Terms of Service, then tap Done.
  1. Open the Slack app.
  2. Tap Get started.
  3. Enter your email address, then tap Next.
  4. Tap Open Email App, find your confirmation email, then tap Confirm Email Address to return to Slack.
  5. Tap Create a new workspace.
  6. Name your workspace, and change the workspace URL if you want.
  7. Enter your full name (this is what other people will see along with your messages in Slack) and a secure password.
  8. Tap I Agree to accept the Slack Terms of Service, then tap Done.

Note: If you didn't receive your confirmation code, try these troubleshooting tips. If you're still having trouble, use the Contact Us link in the top right to send us a note — we're here to help!

Keep in mind: Your workspace name is visible to anyone that knows your team's Slack URL, even if they're unable to sign in.


What's next?

You're on your way to integrating Slack into your team's working life! Check out the resources below to discover more about your new workspace: