Open Channels for Slack

Open Channels for Slack

Brings your teams together in cross-platform channels

A channel is a place for everything related to a project, topic, or team.

Everyone in a Slack channel can see the same messages and stays on the same page, regardless of being on Slack, Teams, Webex Teams, or legacy UC platforms.

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Invite contacts
Invite co-workers and partners

Invite colleagues on Teams, Webex Teams, or legacy UC platforms into your Slack channels.

Share presence
View contacts’ profiles

View your channel members’ contact information

Send chat messages
Share presence status

View your channel members’ availability and reachability

Invite contacts
Send messages

Share messages with rich text, GIFs, and emoji reactions

Share presence
Send direct messages

Send direct messages to your channel members regardless of their app

Send chat messages
Control channel access

Control who has access to your Slack channels and remove channel members

Discover a new way of working

OpenChoice Channels

Join the 400+ companies on NextPlane

NextPlane transforms the way you work alongside your co-workers, partners, vendors, or customers by moving conversations out of siloed collaboration tools and into your Slack, Microsoft Teams, or Webex Teams.

Join the 400+ companies on NextPlane

How to get started

It only takes a few clicks to start working closely with co-workers, vendors, customers, and more

Invite contacts
1. Add the NextPlane App

Add the NextPlane App to Your Slack workspace

Share presence
2. Add Your Non-Slack Contact

Select the necessary channel. In the list of workspace apps, next to the app representing the necessary contact, click Add.

Send chat messages
3. Wait for Acceptance

The Nextplane app will notify you when your contact accepts your invitation to connect.

Collaborate in Slack channels
4. Post Your Message

In the channel’s message box, compose your welcome message and click Send.