New for Slack: Get New Emoji Alerts and Update Your Profile with Details from Your Other Apps

Kim Kadiyala
Kim Kadiyala / May 9, 2017

Emoji enthusiasts, rejoice! The newest update to the Slack/Zapier integration triggers Zaps when new custom emoji are added to your team. That way, you can incorporate the newest additions to your emoji squad in your team chats right away.

Plus, you can now use Zaps to add details to your Slack profile using info from your other apps. For example, you can send out of office details from your calendar to your Slack profile to keep your team in the loop.

What's New with Slack

New Trigger

  • New Team Custom Emoji: Triggers when a custom emoji has been added to a team.

New Action

  • Set Profile: Sets the profile information for a user, such as name and contact info.

How to Automate Slack with Zapier

  1. Make sure you have a Zapier account and a Slack account

  2. Try some pre-made Slack integrations and learn more about how Slack works with Zapier

  3. Check out our Slack help documentation for details on connecting your account and setting up your first Zap

  4. Or login to build a custom workflow with Slack and Zapier