Integrate IMAP by Connect with Slack

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About IMAP by Connect

IMAP stands for Internet message access protocol, which is a widely used e-mail retrieval protocol that is supported by millions of mail servers worldwide and is available in Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo! products. Also, take a look at our SMTP service.

About Slack

Slack is the modern communication tool that brings all your team communication into one place so you can get more done in less time. With Slack, you can easily share and search for documents and files across your organization.

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Connect IMAP by Connect + Slack in easier way

It's easy to connect IMAP by Connect + Slack without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Email

    Triggers when you receive a new email.

  • New Mailbox

    Triggers when you add a new mailbox to your account.

  • New Channel

    Triggers upon creation of a new #channel.

  • New Mention

    Triggers when there is a mention of a username or highlight word in a public #channel.

  • New Message Posted to Channel

    Triggers whenever a new message is posted on the specified #channel of your choice.

  • New Message Posted to Private Channel

    Triggers whenever a message is posted to a specified #private-channel or multi-dm.

  • New Starred Message

    Triggers when you star a message.

  • New User

    Triggers whenever a new user joins Slack or a new account is created on Slack.

  • Actions
  • Add Reminder

    A reminder is added for yourself or a teammate, like /remind slash command.

  • Create Channel

    Creates a new channel.

  • Send Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen #channel.

  • Send Direct Message

    Send a direct message to a user or yourself through the Slackbot.

  • Send Private Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen private channel.

  • Set Channel Topic

    Sets the topic on a specific channel.

  • Set Status

    Updates your Slack status to the specified text & emoji.

How IMAP by Connect & Slack Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose IMAP by Connect as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Slack as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from IMAP by Connect to Slack.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of IMAP by Connect and Slack

IMAP by Connect?

According to the official website, “IMAP by Connect is a secure Web-based email management service that allows you to access your email and other business content from anywhere, anytime, on any device.”

By the way, it’s worth mentioning that IMAP by Connect has been chosen as one of the 20 most innovative cloud computing companies by CRN in 2017.


Slack is a team cplaboration top for businesses which was founded in 2009 and now has more than 5 million daily active users. The company is estimated to reach $3 billion valuation in early 2018.

Slack is used by various kinds of people such as entrepreneurs, freelancers, marketing teams, startup founders, journalists, students, etc.

Integration of IMAP by Connect and Slack

Let’s list all the benefits that can be achieved after integration of IMAP by Connect and Slack:

  • Mailing Lists to Slack channels

You can send out emails to Slack channel right away after receiving an email. With this feature, you can make sure that all your teammates receive important information at once.

  • Email Templates to Slack Channels

You can create a template that will be triggered in Slack when a specific email arrives. For example, if you receive an email with the word “urgent” in it, your Slack channel will immediately get an alert about it.

  • Slack Notifications to Email Inbox

If a new message arrives in a Slack channel or group, you will get a notification about this via email as well (if you want. Thus, you can always know what’s going on in your team right away. This feature is available for both single channel and multi-channel notifications.

  • Enhanced Calendar Integration

If you have an event scheduled in your calendar at work, you will get a notification about this via email as well (if you want. Moreover, you can view all the events of your coworkers on your calendar in a single place. This feature is available for both single user and multi-user notifications.

  • 1-Click Scheduling Calendar Events from Mailbox

In addition to the previous point, you can create an event schedule in your calendar directly from the mailbox. This feature supports both Google Calendar and Microsoft Outlook Calendar. Thus, you don’t need to switch between the two calendars anymore. You will also get an email notification about the event of course!

  • Links to Mailbox in Slack Channel/Group

If you want to share a link to someone in your team, you can simply link them directly to your mailbox! For this purpose, you just need to use the “share URL” button in the top-right corner of the mailbox interface like this:

  • Encrypted Attachments to Mailbox from Slack Channel/Group

This feature allows you to encrypt attachments sent via Slack directly to your mailbox. With encryption now available, you can rest assured that no one else except you and the recipient will be able to see your communication history regarding confidential topics and related files. Note that this feature is only available if you use self-hosted version of IMAP by Connect. So if you are still using the free version of , you will not be able to apply this feature at all. The fplowing image shows how you can do so:

The process to integrate IMAP by Connect and Slack may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm