Change your time zone

Off globetrotting? When you get where you’re going, you can update your local time zone in Slack. Here's how:

Desktop

iOS

Android

    1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
    2. Choose Preferences.
    3. Select the Language & Region tab.
    4. Choose your current Time Zone.

If you want Slack to automatically update your time zone when you're traveling, simply tick the box next to Set time zone automatically.

  1. Launch a web browser, and go to the Account page at my.slack.com/account. You may need to sign in.
  2. Under Time Zone, tap expand.
  3. Select the correct time zone from the list and tap Save Time Zone.

Tip: To instantly set your time zone to your current location, swipe left to open the right sidebar, then tap Settings, Advanced, and toggle Set time zone automatically.

  1. Launch a web browser, and go to the Account page at my.slack.com/account. You may need to sign in.
  2. Under Time Zone, tap expand.
  3. Select the correct time zone from the list and tap Save Time Zone.

Tip: To instantly update your time zone, tap the  Overflow menu at the top right, then tap Settings, Language and Region, and toggle Set time zone automatically.

Note: Updating your time zone in Slack will make sure reminders and Do Not Disturb hours happen in your local time. Keep in mind that your messages will always be time stamped with your computer's time zone.