Reset your password

Have you forgotten your password? Read on for steps to sign back in to Slack.

Note: You'll need access to the email inbox associated with your Slack account to reset or add a password. If you don’t have access, learn how an owner or admin can help.

Reset your password

  1. Visit
  2. Enter your email address and click Sign in with email address.
  3. Check your inbox for a Slack confirmation code.
  4. Enter the code on the sign-in page, then select the workspace that you’d like to sign in to.
  5. Follow the steps in the next section to add a password.

Add a password

  1. From your desktop, click your profile picture.
  2. Select Profile.
  3. Click on the  three dots icon, then select Account settings.
  4. Next to Password, click Expand. (You won’t see this option if your company requires single sign-on (SSO) to sign in.)
  5. Click Reset your password by email. Check your email for a link to add a password.

Tip: Your new password must be at least six characters in length. For security reasons, you can’t reuse a previous password.


Why didn't I receive a password reset email?

Check your spam or junk folder. If emails from Slack aren’t getting delivered to your inbox, ask your company's IT team to allow emails from and

I lost access to the email address on my account

For security purposes, you must be able to access the email inbox associated with your Slack account to reset your password. If that's not possible, ask an owner or admin to update the email address linked to your account. Please note that administrators can't reset or change passwords.

I don't have a password

If you didn't set a password when you signed up for Slack (e.g. if you sign in with Apple or Google), you can request a password reset to add one to your account.