How to use Timeline

This tool lets you add a channel timeline to your Slack browser client. It displays all your channels in order of activity, with the most recently updated on the left. Simple but powerful, this tool enables you keep track of Slack and quickly catch up on what's new after you've been away.

Timeline is currently available for Chrome, with Firefox and Safari on the way very soon.

Get the browser extension

  • Go to the Chrome web store and search for Slack extensions. Find 'Slack Timeline' on the list and select it. You can also click here!
  • Click on the 'Add to Chrome' button. The Timeline link will automatically appear in your Slack desktop app, under your team name top-left.

View your channel timeline

  • Click on Timeline link to see the 10 most active Slack channels in that team.
  • Switch teams and the timeline will change accordingly.