Schedule a meeting without leaving Slack

 What you’ll learn in two minutes or less: How to connect your Google or Outlook calendar to Slack so that you can spend less time coordinating meetings.

By adding a calendar app to Slack, you can schedule meetings and invite people that you work with without having to leave your workspace. The calendar app will show you available time slots and recommend the best time for your event.


Go for it!

  1. Install the Outlook Calendar or Google Calendar app to Slack.
  2. Click  Apps at the top of your left sidebar and search for the calendar app. If you can’t see this option, click  More to find it.
  3. From the app’s Home tab, click Connect an account if you haven’t already or select Create an event to start scheduling a meeting. creating a 30-minute calendar event called project kickoff and inviting two teammates

Note: You can also use a calendar app shortcut from any channel or direct message. Click the  slash icon in the message field, then type the name of the calendar app and select the shortcut to create an event.

Learn more: Visit our articles about Outlook Calendar and Google Calendar.