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How do I add Slack as a contact method in Canvas as an instructor?

How do I add Slack as a contact method in Canvas as an instructor?

If your institution allows, you may be able to add Slack as a contact method in Canvas. Notifications from Canvas are received via message in the Slack app. Slack appears under the Other Contacts sidebar heading.

Once you have enabled the contact method, learn how to set notification preferences.

Open User Settings

Open User Settings

In Global Navigation, click the Account link [1]. Then click the Settings link [2].

Add Contact Method

Add Contact Method

In the Other Contacts section, click the Add Contact Method link.

Register Slack Email

Register Slack Email

Click the Slack Email tab [1].

Enter the email address associated with your Slack account in the Slack Email field [2].

Click the Register Slack Email button [3].

Confirm Slack Email

Confirm Slack Email

You will receive a Slack notification with a four-character confirmation code. Enter the code in the confirmation field [1].

To confirm the communication channel, click the Confirm button [2].

Delete Slack

Delete Slack

To delete Slack as a contact method, click the Delete icon.

Confirm Deletion

Confirm Deletion

Click the OK button.

Comments

it is not letting me put my number in for  notifications 

Hi @pattymcn,

I took a peek at your account and it looks like you were able to add a phone number for notifications. Feel free to reach out if you have any further questions. 

Naomi

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