Using Slack

We at SchoolAdmin use the popular group messaging platform Slack to host the SchoolAdmin Enrollment Management Leaders workspace, which is an online community for our current schools and those that attended one of our thought leadership webinars to share ideas.  Below are some tips on using the Slack platform.

Set up your profile

Filling out your Slack profile helps other members learn more about you. We’ll already have the basics from when you created your account, but some workspaces may have included some additional custom profile fields.

Jump to the Edit your profile article on the Help Center for detailed instructions. (Don’t forget to add a profile photo!) 😬

Download Slack's desktop and mobile apps

You can sign in and use Slack from a web browser on your desktop at any time (just go to slack.com/signin). But by downloading our desktop and mobile apps, you can stay signed in to multiple workspaces, have more control over notifications, and stay in sync even when you’re on the move.

For download instructions, click the link for the apps that are right for you.

Mobile 

iOS
Android
Windows Phone (beta)

Desktop

Mac OS X
Windows
Linux (beta)

Synchronized apps: Whatever you do on one device is reflected everywhere — our Slack apps keep your place, letting you pick up wherever you left off. Pretty neat!

Note: If you need to sign out of your account, it's easy to do. Visit Sign out of Slack to learn how.   

What's next?

Now that you are set up with a complete profile and Slack apps for your devices, we’ll show you what it looks like to actually get work done in Slack.

Jump to Working in Slack to learn about how to use search, holding meetings with Slack Calls and Videos, and how Slack can make you more productive overall.

Or, you can learn more in the Slack Help Center. 🌻

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