Slack Connect: Manage who can join channels owned by other organizations

Slack Connect enables members of your organization to work with partners, vendors, and other third parties in the same channel. You can decide who from your organization is allowed to receive invitations to join another organization’s channel.


Manage who can receive invitations

Pro and Business+ plans

Enterprise Grid plan

  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Select Settings & administration from the menu, then click Workspace settings.
  3. Click the Permissions tab.
  4. Next to Slack Connect channels, click Expand.
  5. Next to Joining channels outside [your organization], click the toggle off or on. If on, select who from your organization can receive these invitations.
  6. Click Save.
  1. From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  2. Select Settings & administration from the menu, then click Organization settings.
  3. Click  Slack Connect in the left sidebar, then select Settings.
  4. Next to Channels, click Edit.
  5. Next to Joining channels outside [your organization], click the toggle off or on. If on, select who from your organization can receive these invitations.
  6. Click Save.
Who can use this feature?
  • Workspace Owners (Pro and Business+)
    Org Owners and Org Admins (Enterprise Grid)
  • Available on paid plans