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Integrate Dovetail with Slack

Connecting your Slack to Dovetail enables you to share Dovetail content with rich previews, get updates about changes in your projects, receive comments in real-time, and send a reply — all via Slack.

Connect Dovetail and Slack

To connect Dovetail and Slack:

  1. Click your profile photo in the top right of the screen.

  2. Click Profile.

  3. Click Slack.

  4. Click Connect Slack.

  5. Enter your Slack log-in details.

  6. Click Allow when Slack requests access.

When you connect your Slack account to Dovetail, you will grant Dovetail access to:

  • View content and info about channels & conversations — View messages and other content in direct messages.

  • View content and info about your workspace — View people in your workspace, and view the name, email domain, and icon for workspaces Dovetail is connected to.

  • Perform actions in channels & conversations Send messages as @dovetail and show link previews from

  • Perform actions in your workspace

    Add the slash command /dovetail that people can use.

Reply and like to comments in Slack

If someone mentions you in a comment, you can reply and like that comment directly in Slack.

To like (or dislike) a comment, just click on the Like button.

To reply to a comment, click on Reply and enter your comment in the pop up-up window, which will be sent directly to Dovetail once you click Post.

Reply to and like comments in Slack
Reply to and like comments in Slack

Manage Dovetail notifications in Slack

You can stop receiving notifications in Slack. There are two ways to change this setting.

In Slack

Open the Dovetail app, go to the messages tab and type on or off. That will enable or disable notifications being sent to your Slack app.

In Dovetail

To change your preferences, navigate to your account notification settings by:

  1. Click your profile photo in the top right corner.

  2. Click Profile.

  3. Click Settings.

You can then turn the Slack notifications on or off.

Disconnecting your Slack account

To disconnect the Slack integration from Dovetail:

  1. Click your profile photo in the top right of the screen.

  2. Click Profile.

  3. Click Slack.

  4. Click Disconnect Slack.

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Eduardo Moratto

Product Manager

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Last updated 9 December 2021
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