Upload and share files from anywhere with Slack

How to share files in Slack so that you can jump-start collaboration or gather feedback on works in progress

Upload and share a file from your computer or a file management tool to kick-start collaboration or gather feedback on your work in progress.


How to upload and share a file in the Slack desktop app

  1. Drag and drop a file into Slack or click on the 📎 paper clip icon next to the message input.
  2. Choose a file from your computer.
  3. Write a message describing the file and click on ‘Upload’.


Share all types of files

You can also use your existing file management tools such as Google DriveDropboxBox and OneDrive in much the same way. Share files into channels, have discussions in threads and ask for approvals with emoji reactions.

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