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Help Scout + Slack

Share new Help Scout assigned conversations in Slack

Don't let conversations slip through the cracks. Notify users immediately when they are assigned conversations in Help Scout by using this automation. Set it up, and each time a user is assigned a conversation in Help Scout, Zapier will send a new message via Slack. This improved communication flow will help your team stay on top of important tasks.

Don't let conversations slip through the cracks. Notify users immediately when they are assigned conversations in Help Scout by using this automation. Set it up, and each time a user is assigned a conversation in Help Scout, Zapier will send a new message via Slack. This improved communication flow will help your team stay on top of important tasks.

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    Help ScoutHelp Scout
    Conversation Assigned

    Triggers when a conversation is assigned to agent.

    TriggerInstant
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    SlackSlack
    Send Channel Message

    Post a new message to a specific #channel you choose. Can also schedule a message for later.

    ActionWrite
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    Conversation Assigned
    Triggers when a conversation is assigned to agent.
    Trigger
    Instant
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    Conversation Created
    Triggers when a new conversation is created.
    Trigger
    Instant
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    New Customer
    Triggers when a new customer is added.
    Trigger
    Scheduled
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    Tags Updated
    Triggers when conversation tags are updated.
    Trigger
    Instant
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    Add Note
    Adds a note to existing conversation.
    Action
    Write
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    Create Conversation
    Creates conversation including tags and custom fields (only with Help Scout's Plus plan). Select mailbox to see custom fields.
    Action
    Write
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    Create Customer
    Creates a customer, optionally with all available customer entries (emails, phones, chat handles, social profiles and address).
    Action
    Write
  • Help Scout triggers, actions, and search
    Send Reply
    Replies to a conversation. Please note that this will send actual email to the customer unless
    Action
    Write
  • Help Scout

    Updates a customer's properties.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Find existing conversation using the supplied values. In case there are more conversations matching the criteria, the most recently updated one is selected.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Finds customer by email.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Find mailbox by name.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Finds user by email.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Get a user's support metrics over a given time range.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Get a user's support metrics for the current day.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Get a user's support metrics for the current week.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Find or Create Conversation

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Help Scout

    Find or Create Customer

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new message is posted to any public channel.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers whenever a new #channel is created.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new message is posted to a specific #channel you choose.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a custom emoji has been added to a team.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new file is uploaded to your workspace.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a username or highlight word is mentioned in a public #channel.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new message is posted to a specific #private-channel or multi-dm.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when you click the "Push to Zapier" button from a message in Slack.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a reaction (aka reactji) is added to a message in a public #channel.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when you save a message.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new Slack user is created / first joins your org.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Adds a reminder for yourself or a teammate, just like the

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Invite an existing User to an existing Channel. You must be a member of the channel to invite someone to it.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Post a new message to a specific #channel you choose. Can also schedule a message for later.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Send a direct message to a user or yourself from the Slackbot. Can also schedule a message for later.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Creates a new channel.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Post a new message to a private channel you choose. Can also schedule a message for later.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Sets the topic on a selected channel.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Update basic profile fields such as name or title

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Sets your Slack status to the given text and emoji.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a Slack message using the Slack Search feature.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by matching against their email instead of their username.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by their ID.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by matching against their real name instead of their username.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by their username.

    Scheduled

    Action

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Help Scout is the ideal small business help desk. You can deliver great email support and get setup in minutes, without any of the typical help desk complexities.
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