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When you have an important message to share in Slack but it's not the best time to send it quite yet, you can schedule it. Select a date and time in the future and rest assured that your message will be sent whether you're at your desk or on the go.
Tip: To add clarity to your communication in Slack, learn how to format your messages.
Schedule a message
compose button or open the conversation where you'd like to send your message. Type your message in the message field.
arrow icon to the right of the paper plane icon. Choose a date and time from the list or select
Custom time to set your own.
Home tab, tap the compose button or open the conversation where you'd like to send your message. Type your message in the message field.
Tap and hold the
paper plane icon. Choose a date and time from the list or select
Custom time to set your own.
View, edit and manage scheduled messages
You can view, edit and manage your scheduled messages any time before they’re sent. Here are your options:
Cancel schedule and save to drafts
Scheduled at the top of your left sidebar to see all your scheduled messages. Hover over a message and select an icon in the top-right corner to take an action.
Home tab, tap Scheduled at the top. Tap and hold a message and select an icon from the list to take an action.