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Sending emails to Slack ensures that all of the information you need is in one central location. There are three ways to do this:
Install the Microsoft Outlook or Gmail add-onSend emails one at a time from your inbox to any channel or direct message in a Slack workspace. Available on all subscriptions.
Connect the Email app to your workspaceForward emails automatically from your provider to a specific Slack channel or direct message. Available on Standard and Plus subscriptions.
Set up a forwarding addressForward emails to your direct message with Slackbot. Available on all subscriptions.
Install an email add-on
To send emails to Slack directly from your inbox, we offer custom add-ons for Microsoft Outlook for Office 365 and Gmail. These add-ons help you move conversations forward by bringing context from an email into a channel or DM.
Anyone with access to Gmail or Outlook through your company can use them.
Connect the Email app to your workspace
If your workspace is on the Standard or Plus subscription, you can install the email app to route emails automatically from your provider to a channel or direct message in Slack.
Go to the
Email app page in the Slack App Directory. Click
Add to Slack. Choose the channel or direct message to which you want emails sent.
Add Email Integration.
You'll receive a confirmation email from Slack with your unique email address. Add it to your address book for quick reference.
Note: The header and body of an email sent to Slack cannot exceed 1 MB, or 30 MB when combined with attachments. Emails can include up to 20 attachments.
Head to the
Slack App Directory. Click
Manage, then select Apps. Click
Email, then click the to edit the configuration. pencil icon Click
Disable in the top right. Click
OK. Emails will stop being delivered to Slack immediately.
Set up a forwarding email address
Anyone can set up a forwarding email address to receive emails in a direct message with Slackbot. This is a good way to store additional context in Slack alongside your other
private notes and files.
Note: emails sent from mailing lists that do not specify a sender will not arrive in Slack.
Who can use this feature?
members and sometimes guests
All plans can install email add-ons or set up a forwarding email address. To use the Email app, you will need Standard or Plus .