Save messages and files

You can save messages and files in Slack to easily come back to them later. Your saved items are only visible to you and can be viewed in one place from your desktop or mobile device.

A saved message in a Slack channel

Tip: To make a message or file easier to reference for other members, try pinning the item to a conversation.

 

Save a message or file

Desktop

Mobile

Save a message

  1. Hover over the message you'd like to save.
  2. Click the  save icon


Save a file

  1. Hover over the file you'd like to save.
  2. Click the  More actions icon
  3. Select Save in Slack.

Save a message

  1. Tap the message you’d like to save.
  2. Tap the  save icon.


Save a file

  1. Tap the file you’d like to save.
  2. Tap the  three dots icon in the bottom right.
  3. Choose Save.

Note: Saved files can only be viewed in Slack, but you can download them to your device to view them offline.

 

View your saved items

Desktop

Mobile

Once you’ve saved a message or file,  Saved items will appear near the top of your left sidebar. You can find all of your saved items there.

Tip: If you don’t see  Saved items in your sidebar, click
 More to find it. If you still don’t see it, you may not have saved any messages or files yet.

  1. Tap  You at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Saved items.


Remove a message or file from your saved items

Desktop

Mobile

  1. Click  Saved items near the top of your left sidebar. If you don't see this option, click  More to find it.
  2. Hover over the message or file you’d like to remove from your saved items.
  3. Click the  save icon.
  1. Tap  You at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Tap Saved items.
  3. Press and hold the message or file you’d like to remove from your saved items.
  4. Select Remove from Saved Items.