How To Make Slack Open On Startup

Each day, countless professionals across the globe rely on Slack, an exceptional tool that improves team communication, collaboration, and project management. However, those who regularly use Slack may find it bothersome to manually open the application every time they restart their computer. Thankfully, there is a solution – this blog post will walk you through the process of setting up Slack to open automatically upon startup.

Configuring Slack to Open on Startup for Windows Users:

Here are the steps to make Slack open on startup if you’re using a Windows operating system:

  1. Open Slack.
  2. Click on your workspace name located at the top left corner of your Slack window. A drop-down menu will appear.
  3. Select Preferences.
  4. Under the category labeled Windows App, find the option Open Slack when I start my computer and check the box next to it.
  5. Close the preferences window. Slack will now automatically open when you start your computer.

Configuring Slack to Open on Startup for macOS Users:

If you’re a macOS user, here’s how you can configure Slack to open on startup:

  1. Open System Preferences (you can find it by clicking on the Apple icon at the top left corner of your screen).
  2. Click on Users & Groups.
  3. Then click the Login Items tab.
  4. Click the “+” button.
  5. Find Slack in the applications list and click Add.
  6. Close the System Preferences window. Slack will now open automatically when you log in to your Mac.
// Example code for MacOS users
const applescript = require('applescript');

let script = `
tell application "System Events"
  make login item at end with properties {path:"/Applications/", hidden:false}
end tell

applescript.execString(script, function(err) {
  if (err) {
    console.log('There was an error');

And there you have it! That’s how you can make Slack open on startup. We hope this guide was helpful to you. If you have any questions or run into any issues, feel free to reach out in the comments section below.