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Automatically update Slack status when on leave

When this feature is enabled, Pause automatically adds a 🌴 emoji to your Slack "away" status during a leave period. When a leave period ends, the emoji disappears.

To enable the Slack "away" status emoji:

Step 1: Go to your Profile in the top right corner of Pause.

Step 2: Click the Preferences tab on the left.

Step 3: Go to the Slack tab.

Step 4: Click Allow Pause to Edit Status to give desired permissions to Pause.

Step 5: Follow the required permissions step.

You're all set! Your Slack status will now feature a 🌴 emoji when you're on leave.

Watch a 1-minute video about the Pause-Slack integration

What's next?

Receive edit or disable leave summary notifications on Slack

How to integrate Pause with your Slack workspace

How do I view teammates on leave in Slack?

Updated on: 13/09/2022

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