Slack for Hootsuite

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Install Slack for Hootsuite

Overview

The Slack app for Hootsuite allows you to select a social media post, add a comment and send the post directly to a Slack Channel within your team.

Hootsuite Slack App


What you need

Slack account

Sign in with your existing Slack team or create one for free now!

Hootsuite account

Use the Slack for Hootsuite app with a Free, Pro, or Enterprise Hootsuite account.

Installing Slack for Hootsuite

From your Hootsuite dashboard, click on the App Directory side menu item. Once the modal opens search for Slack in All Apps and click Install.

Hootsuite App Directory

After clicking Install, a new window will open where you can select to add a Slack plugin within to an existing Hootsuite tab.

Now that the app is installed, you can navigate to an existing Hootsuite stream, click the ellipsis on a post and select Send to Slack

This will trigger a modal window to display with a link to login to the app. Follow the authorization process.


Using the app

Once you have the app installed, it's time to send some Hootsuite messages to Slack!

Select the Slack Channel

Click the dropdown to select the Slack Channel you want to send to.


Write a comment along with the post

Easily add a quick comment describing the post.


Send it!

Hit the Post to Channel button! Boom! Sent! Done!


FAQ

Are multiple images supported?

Yes!

Can I send a message directly to a user?

No, only to a channel...but you can with the Slack Pro app!


Uninstalling the app

Not that you would ever want to uninstall the Slack app for Hootsuite....but if for some reason someone forced you to uninstall it, here are the steps.

Open the App Directory

Navigate to the Slack app in Installed Apps and click the garbage can icon to remove the app.


Help

Still not getting what you need? Contact the Hootsuite support team!