Beginner Series: Create and add a Worskspace in Slack

Introduction

Creating a new Slack workspace is the first step toward organizing your team’s communication. Slack is a great tool that allows users to easily navigate and communicate among several teams and workspaces. This lesson is intended for people who are already signed into their Slack app and want to create and add a workspace to Slack. We will begin this lesson by creating a Slack Workspace.

Creating a Slack Workspace

To Create a Workspace:
1. Go to your Slack homepage.

 

Slack Homepage

2. Navigate to your Slack workspace display name and click the drop-down menu.

Slack Display Name

3. Click the option at the bottom of the drop-down menu that displays “Sign in to another Workspace”.

Sign into another workspace in slack

4. Click the option at the bottom that says, “Create a new workspace”.

Create a new workspace

5. Enter your preferred email address.

Enter email address

6. Check your email and copy the six-digit code then paste it into the text field.

6-digit code slack

7. Select the option that best describes your team.

 

Describe team slack

 

8. Type in the name of your company or organization.

 

Name of company slack

9. Type in the name of a project or topic that relates to your team. (Example: Development)

Project your team is working on in slack

 

10. Type in the emails of team members for your workspace. You can also choose the option that says, “Skip for now”.

 

Who do you email most about this project? Slack

11. Choose the option that best describes how your team will be using Slack. You can also just click “next” and bypass this part of the process.

What are you and your team looking to do in Slack?

12. Choose the option that you best suits your needs. Each option has different features for different purposes.

Choosing a Slack Plan

13. Your new workspace is now created. Launch your workspace and enjoy!

Your workspace is complete

 

Adding a Slack Workspace

Adding a new Workspace to your Slack account is a simple process that allows you to collaborate across numerous teams.

To Add a Workspace:
1. Go to your Slack homepage.

Slack Homepage


2. Navigate to your Slack workspace display name and click the drop-down menu.

 

Slack Display Name


3. Click the option at the bottom of the drop-down menu that displays “Sign in to another Workspace”.


Sign into another workspace in slack

4. You will be directed to your web browser, where you will choose the name of the Slack workspace that you wish to sign in to.

 

Create a new workspace


5. You will now be directed to your new Slack workspace where you can collaborate with your team.