Access Slack in Excel

Data results output in Excel


Select between public and private Channels.

  • List - Returns a list of all channels in the team.
  • Lookup - Get information about a specific channel.
  • History - Fetches history of messages and events from a channel.


  • Search - Searches for messages matching a query.

Add from Manager

The Slack Connector is available in the Connectors Manager in the top ribbon:
Manager position in main ribbon

Head over to the Productivity Category and install Slack:
Connector category in Manager window

Access Token

To use the Slack Connector you need an Access Token.

  1. Head over to the API Section and click on "Your Apps".

  2. Next, click on the "Create an App" icon.

  3. Give the app a name and chose the workplace to connect to. Click on "Create App".

  4. Next, scroll down and click on "Permissions".

  5. Scroll down once again and add Scope Permissions. To use the Connector, chose:

    • channels:history
    • channels:read
    • groups:history
    • groups:read
    • search:read
  6. Next, click on "OAuth & Permissions" in the left-side menu. On the next page, add any redirect URI.

  7. On the same page, scroll up and click on "Install App to Workspace". Slack will ask you to authorize the app. Click on "Authorize".

  8. Finally, copy the Access Token and use with the Slack Connector!


This connector suite is open-sourced on GitHub.


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