How to get started with Slack on Zapier

Connect to Slack on Zapier

Slack uses Oauth to authenticate your account on Zapier.

  • Enter your Slack username and password to authenticate. 
  • Grant Zapier permission to access your account if prompted to.

About Slack's app

Are self-hosted or cloud-hosted accounts supported? Cloud-hosted accounts  
Is a paid Slack plan required? No

View Slack's plans.

Are any special account permissions required? Yes You'll need to be a Slack owner and an admin. Learn more about Slack's account permissions.
Are there usage limits? Yes If you're on a free Slack plan, there is a limit of 10 apps you can add to your Slack workspace
Are there pagination limits? Not applicable  
Do trigger samples use real data from your account or generic data? Real sample data Sample data for new Slack messages will always include the threads_ts field, even if it's not in a thread. You can use this field to filter your Zaps to only trigger on new messages, not in Slack threads. On a Zap run, the threads_ts field will only appear if it's a message within a thread.
Are custom fields supported? Not applicable  
Do update actions overwrite or append to existing data? Not applicable  
Is there any additional info? Yes
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