How to install Slack app on Windows 10

How to get the Slack app for Windows 10? The easiest method is to download it from the Microsoft Store, and here's how to do it.

Slack app on Windows 10
Slack app on Windows 10

Slack is a popular messaging tool designed for the workplace like Microsoft Teams. The platform offers a lot of IRC-style features, such as chat rooms (channels), which are organized by topic, private groups, and direct messaging.

Also, Slack isn’t just about text-based chat, you can also use the voice and video features for one-to-one calls or group meetings. You can share files, and it even has app support to expand the functionality to other services, such as Microsoft Teams, Gmail, and more.

If you’re new to Slack or you have been using the web version of the service, you can install the app on Windows 10 in two ways. You can use the installer directly from the Slack website or you can get it from the Microsoft Store.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to download and install the Slack app on Windows 10 using the Microsoft Store as it’s the quickest method. (If you’re new to the platform, use these steps to set up a Slack account.)

How to install Slack on Windows 10

To install Slack on Windows 10, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Store.

  2. Search for Slack and click the top result.

    Quick tip: You can also use this direct link to access the Store download page.
  3. Click the Get (or Install) button.

    Install Slack on Windows 10
    Install Slack on Windows 10
  4. Open Start.

  5. Search for Slack and click the top result to open the app.

  6. Click the Sign In button.

    Slack sign in
    Slack sign in
  7. Specify your Slack workspace link provided by your team administrator.

  8. Click the Continue button.

    Slack workplace URL
    Slack workplace URL
  9. Confirm your Slack account credentials.

  10. Click the Sign in button.

Once you complete the steps, you can start using the Slack app on Windows 10 to message and collaborate with colleagues.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].