How To Turn On Notifications For Slack On Iphone

Being someone who depends on Slack for team communication, I recognize how crucial it is to keep abreast of notifications on my iPhone. In this guide, I’ll walk you through how to activate notifications for Slack on your iPhone, so you’re always in the loop with vital messages or updates.

Step 1: Install and Launch Slack

The first thing you need to do is install the Slack app on your iPhone if you haven’t already. You can download it from the App Store and then launch the app.

Step 2: Sign in to your Slack Account

Once you have launched the Slack app, sign in to your Slack account using your email and password. If you don’t have an account, you can create one by following the on-screen instructions.

Step 3: Access Slack Settings

After signing in, tap on the “Settings” option located at the bottom right corner of the screen. This will take you to the Slack settings menu.

Step 4: Customize Notification Settings

In the Slack settings menu, tap on “Notifications” to access the notification settings for the app.

Step 5: Enable Notifications

On the notification settings screen, you will see various options to customize your notification preferences. To enable notifications for Slack on your iPhone, toggle the “Allow Notifications” switch to the on position.

Step 6: Choose Notification Style

Next, you can choose the style of notifications you want to receive. You have three options: Banners, Alerts, or None. Banners appear at the top of the screen and disappear automatically, while Alerts require your action to dismiss them.

Step 7: Select Notification Sound

In this step, you can choose a notification sound for Slack. Tap on “Sounds” and select the sound you prefer from the available options.

Step 8: Set Importance Level

To ensure that important messages don’t go unnoticed, you can set the importance level for Slack notifications. Tap on “Importance” and select the level you prefer: High, Medium, or Low.

Step 9: Customize Notification Previews

If you want to see a preview of Slack notifications when your iPhone is locked, you can toggle the “Show Previews” switch to the on position. This can be handy for quickly glancing at incoming messages.

Step 10: Enable Badges

Finally, if you want to see the red badge icon on the Slack app indicating the number of unread messages, toggle the “Badges” switch to the on position.


By following these steps, you can easily turn on notifications for Slack on your iPhone. With notifications enabled, you will never miss any important messages or updates from your team. Stay connected and stay productive!