Slack /remind command to create a reminder

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Slack is a leading platform for organizations to communicate with teammates.

The remainder is one of the features which allows us to create personal reminders.

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What is the /remind command in slack? What is the /remind command in slack?

/remind is a slash command (a special type of message that is treated differently from a regular message) that tells Slackbot to create a reminder.

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What is the Syntax of /remind command? What is the Syntax of /remind command?

/remind <who> <to do what> <when>

Where:

  • <who> – Is a person, self, or a slack group.
  • <what to do> – Is a reminder message
  • <when> – Is a date or time or both

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Example of /remind command Example of /remind command

/remind me to take a walk in 10 mins

Here,

  • The reminder created for me
  • With the message take a walk
  • After the 10 minutes

Easy right?

See below a couple of different examples.

How to see all slack reminder lists?

/remind list

How to remind “Mahesh” (person) to fill out the survey in the next 10 minutes?

/remind @mahesh to fill in the survey form in 10 mins

How to send a reminder in the #dev-team slack group to fill out the survey form in the next 10 minutes?

/remind #dev-team to fill in the survey form in 10 mins

How to remind self to take a break after 2 hours?

/remind me to take a break in 2 hours

How to remind you to take a walk at 1:30 pm?

/remind me to take a walk at 1:30 pm

How to remind take a walk tomorrow at 10 am?

/remind me to take a walk tomorrow at 10 am

How do remind you to discuss the next milestones at 1:30 pm on 22nd September?

/remind me to discuss the next milestones at 1:30 pm on 22nd September

How to remind me to take a walk at 1:30 pm on 22/09/2016?

/remind me to take a walk at 1:30 pm on 22/09/2016

How to remind myself to get lunch at 1 pm every day?

/remind me to get lunch at 1 pm everyday

How to remind me to get lunch at 1 pm every weekday?

/remind me to get lunch at 1 pm every weekday

How to remind myself to leave work at 5 pm every Friday?

/remind me to leave work at 5pm every Friday

How to remind myself to pay my credit card bill on the 5th of every month?

/remind me to pay my credit card bill on the 5th of every month

How to remind myself to ‘book tickets for the movie’ tomorrow?

/remind me to ‘book tickets for the movie’ tomorrow

How to remind me to email the report at 10.20 am?

/remind me to email the report at 10.20am

How to remind me to book tickets for the movie tomorrow at 2 pm?

/remind me to book tickets for the movie tomorrow at 2pm

How to remind me to email the report at 10.20 am?

/remind me to email the report at 10.10am

How to remind me to ‘book tickets for the movie tomorrow’ at 2 pm?

/remind me to ‘book tickets for the movie tomorrow’ at 2pm

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