Receive Comment Notifications in Slack

Who can use this feature?

✅Users on Professional Plans
✅You can use the Slack integration to send Comment Notifications to Slack

❌Users on Starter, Student or Figma Organization Plans cannot use the Slack Integration
❌You can no longer use Slack OAuth to authenticate users

You can connect Figma to your Slack account. This ensures you receive notifications in Slack when someone comments on your Files. 

Every Comment notification in Slack will include:

  • Team Member's name
  • File name and link
  • Contents of the Comment

Set up Slack Comment Notifications

Send notifications to  Public or Private Slack channels. Or, create your own notification stream by sending Comments to the Slackbot Slack Channel. Notifications are set at a Figma Project level. You can only set one channel per Project. 

Tip! You can have notifications from multiple Projects feed into a single channel.

Enable Comment Notifications from the Project in the Figma. 

  1. Open the Project Page in the File Browser.
  2. Click on the Project name in the toolbar and select Manage Slack Notifications
  3. Click the Choose a Channel button.
  4. Select the channel you'd like notifications to Post to:
  5. Click Authorize to confirm.

Note: We don't have access to your messages in Slack, only the ones we post to your selected channel. We can also access your:

  • Email address
  • Name
  • Slack handle
  • Profile Picture
  • (you selected) Channel

Select another Slack Channel

You can update the Slack Channel that a Project's Notifications are sent to. You can do this from the Manage Slack Notifications setting on the Project Page.

  1. Open the Project Page in the File Browser.
  2. Click on the Project name in the toolbar and select Manage Slack Notifications.
  3. We'll show you which Channel Notifications are currently sending to. Click the Change Channel... link to change this to another channel.
  4. Select which channel you'd like to change it to using the Post to drop down field.
  5. Click Authorize to confirm.

Turn Off Notifications

You can turn off Slack Notifications from the Project Page of each Project.

  1. Open the Project Page in the File Browser.
  2. Click on the Project name in the toolbar and select Manage Slack Notifications.
  3. Click the Turn off Notifications button: 
  4. Comment Notifications will no longer be sent to Slack for that project.

Enabled Slack Notifications on more than one project? You will need to repeat this process for each Project. To remove the integration, you will also need to Remove Figma from Slack.

Remove Figma from Slack

If you'd like to completely remove the integration, you can disconnect it from Slack. You will need to disconnect Figma from Slack's end.

Slack have detailed instructions on how to remove apps in:  Remove apps and custom integrations from your workspace.

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