Basic Settings

When you first start using Slack, it can be helpful to adjust some of the default settings so that the workspace best suits your own personal needs. The tutorials below cover a few good places to start, including tips on how to display other users’ real names, how to set up notifications and reminders, and how to streamline the sidebar if you follow a lot of channels.

Displaying real names

Fine-tuning notifications

Using “Do Not Disturb”