How To Stop Slack From Sending Emails

If you use Slack frequently, you may have observed that you continue to receive numerous emails from the platform, despite regularly checking your messages. These emails, which include notifications for new messages, daily summaries, and weekly digests, can easily overcrowd your inbox. Fortunately, there is a solution to prevent Slack from sending these emails. In this blog post, we will demonstrate how to do so.

What You Will Need

  • A Slack account
  • Access to your Slack settings


Here are the steps to follow to stop Slack from sending emails:

  1. The first step is to log in to your Slack account. Go to Slack’s website and click on the workspace you want to modify the email settings for.
  2. Once you’re in your workspace, click on your profile picture located at the top right corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear. Click on ‘Preferences’.
  3. From the Preferences window, click on the ‘Notifications’ tab.
  4. In the Notifications preferences, scroll down to find the ‘Email Notifications’ section. Here you will see a few options:
  • Direct messages, mentions & keywords: Slack will send you an email when you receive a new direct message or if someone mentions you or uses one of your keywords.
  • All new messages: Slack will email you anytime there’s a new message in any of your channels or direct messages.
  • Never: Slack will never send you email notifications.
  • Select the ‘Never’ option, and Slack will stop sending you emails.
  • And that’s it! You’ve successfully stopped Slack from sending you emails. Now, you can enjoy a clutter-free email inbox.


    Slack is a fantastic communication tool, but it can be a little overwhelming if it starts to send multiple unnecessary emails. Fortunately, the process to stop receiving these emails is pretty straightforward. By following the simple steps outlined in this guide, you can easily manage your Slack email preferences and keep your inbox clutter-free. Stay organized and stay productive!

    Remember, these changes apply to the individual workspace. If you are part of multiple Slack workspaces, you will need to follow these steps for each workspace you want to stop receiving emails from.