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Schedule messages to send later

When you have an important message to share in Slack but it's not the best time to send it quite yet, you can schedule it. Select a date and time in the future and rest assured your message will be sent whether you're at your desk or on the go.

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Tip: Learn how to format your messages in Slack.


Schedule a message

Desktop

Mobile

  1. Click the  compose button or open the conversation where you'd like to send your message.
  2. Type your message in the message field.
  3. Click the  arrow icon to the right of the  paper plane icon.
  4. Choose a date and time from the list or select Custom time.
  1. From the  Home tab, tap the  compose button or open the conversation where you'd like to send your message.
  2. Type your message in the message field.
  3. Tap and hold the  paper plane icon.
  4. Choose a date and time from the list or select Custom time.

Note: Scheduled messages cannot be posted as a reply to a thread.


View, edit, and manage scheduled messages

View, edit, and manage your scheduled messages any time before they’re sent.

Desktop

Mobile

  1. Click  Scheduled at the top of your left sidebar to see all your scheduled messages.
  2. Hover over a message and select an icon to take an action.

     Edit message
     Reschedule message
     Send message
     Cancel schedule and save to drafts
     Delete message
  1. From the  Home tab, tap  Scheduled at the top.
  2. Tap and hold a message and select an icon to take an action.

     Edit message
     Reschedule message
     Send message
     Cancel schedule and save to drafts
     Delete message

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