How To Restart Slack Desktop App

At times, you might find that your Slack desktop application isn’t functioning correctly or has run into an error. When this happens, rebooting the app could be a solution to the problem. Below are the instructions on how to restart the Slack desktop app:

Step 1: Close the Slack Desktop App

The first step is to close the Slack desktop app. You can do this by clicking on the “X” button in the top-right corner of the window or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete and selecting “Task Manager” to end the process.

Step 2: Restart the Slack Desktop App

Once you have closed the app, you can restart it. To do this, go to your desktop or start menu and click on the Slack icon to launch the app again.

Step 3: Check if the Issue has been Resolved

After restarting the app, check if the issue has been resolved. If the problem persists, you may need to try other troubleshooting steps or contact Slack support for further assistance.


Restarting the Slack desktop app can be a simple and effective solution to resolve issues with the app. By following these steps, you can quickly get back to using Slack without any hassle.