Set up an inbox in Slack in 5 steps

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1

Add MailClark to your Slack team

 

2

Create an inbox in your preferred channel

MailClark sends you a welcome Direct Message. Use the menu to choose the channel where to create an inbox.

Alternatively, you can directly invite MailClark to the channel.

Create an inbox in Slack
3

Send a test email to Slack

In the channel, press the ‘Email’ button—MailClark automatically creates an email for your channel in the format channel@team.mailclark.ai (you can change it later on).

Test this address by sending an email there from your usual email account (e.g. Gmail). It will appear in your Slack channel.

Send a test email to Slack
4

Hit ‘Reply’

Back in Slack, press the ‘Reply’ button attached to your test email. MailClark will set up a Slack thread for you.

MailClark reply button
5

Compose & send your reply

In the thread, type a reply to yourself and press Enter. MailClark will automatically come up with a preview of your reply.

Press ‘Send email’—your reply will appear in your email account.

Send an email from Slack

Bravo!

You’re now sending and receiving emails in Slack!

  • To change the channel’s settings (e.g. use your own email address), type @mailclark settings and click on the ‘edit settings’ link.
  • Check out MailClark’s Help Center to learn how to make the most of our email bot (use cases, pro tips & more).