System requirements for using Slack

If you’re curious about the system requirements needed to run Slack, read on to learn which operating systems (OS) and browsers we support. For the best experience, we recommend using the latest versions.

Note: Slack updates these system requirements twice per year, in March and September. Visit Slack’s deprecation schedule to learn more.


OS OS version
Mac OS X OS X 10.14 or above

Windows 8 or above

Windows 10 version 1803, 1809 and 1909 or above

Linux Fedora 32 or above
Ubuntu LTS releases 18.04 or above
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 or above

Tip: If you’re running into issues with downloading the latest version of the desktop app, visit Update the Slack desktop app.


OS  OS version
iOS iOS 13.3 or above
Android Android 8.0 or above

Web browser


Browser version


Version 83 or above


Version 78 or above


Version 14 or above

Microsoft Edge

Version 84 or above

Note: Google Chrome is the only browser that supports Slack calls and huddles.

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