How To Block Someone On Slack Messaging Quick and Easy Way

Slack is a cloud based instant messaging platform that can help make your team work seamlessly together. It has several useful features such as organized conversations, searchable history, and placing video calls among others. Although this is a useful software there are times when you will want to block someone on Slack messaging. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will be showing you how to do this.

If you have any issues with your computer or Android device then feel free to contact us using this form. We will be more than happy to assist you with any concerns that you may have with your device. This is a free service we are offering with no strings attached. We however ask that when you do contact us try to be as detailed as possible so that an accurate assessment can be made and the correct solution can be given.  

How To Block Someone On Slack Messaging

Right now there is no official way to block someone on Slack using the platform. The official communication of the company regarding this matter which they posted on their Twitter account is “Not at the moment, but as we continue to host different sizes and kinds of teams, this may be something we’ll add.”

There are however other ways that you can minimize the notifications that you are getting from Slack and this can be done with the steps listed below.

Leave a channel 

  • Click the  gear icon.
  • Select Leave #channel-name.

Mute a channel

  • Click the  gear icon.
  • Select Mute #channel-name.

Archive a channel

  • Click the  gear icon.
  • Select Additional Options… .
  • Click Archive this channel.
  • Select Yes, archive the channel to confirm.

Do Not Disturb

  • Click the bell icon next to your name.
  • Select your desired time.

Tailor your sidebar

  • From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
  • Select Preferences from the menu.
  • Choose Sidebar.
  • Under Sidebar Settings, select the option that works for you.

Engage with us

Feel free to send us your questions, suggestions and problems you’ve encountered while using your Android phone or computer . We support every computing device that is available in the market today. And don’t worry, we won’t charge you a single penny for your questions. Contact us using this form. We read every message we receive but can’t guarantee a quick response. If we were able to help you, please help us spread the word by sharing our posts with your friends.