How to Send Slack Notifications For Leave Changes Plus Daily and Weekly Summaries

With Flamingo, you will have the option to choose a Slack channel that Flamingo will send notifications to. This is useful for letting your colleagues know about team members that have upcoming leaves and when they are ending their leaves. The notifications are sent at a time of your choosing. This allows you and your team members to stay up to speed on days off and plan accordingly.

You can also send notifications for when a leave is approved or canceled. Along with daily and weekly leave summaries.

This can be to a Slack channel you already have set up, or you can set up your own channel in Slack specifically for Flamingo notifications.


Public Channel

You can edit the Slack Notifications from the Settings screen. Just click the cog for your chosen team.

From the page that appears, click on the "Slack Notifications" section.  From here, you will be able to select the settings you need.


Sending notifications to a Private Channel

To add the Flamingo notifications to a private Slack channel, you will first need to give permission for Flamingo to view the private channel. Once the Flamingo app has been added to your Slack app, you will be able to use the "Public Channel" guide above to start sending notifications.
First, go to your Slack app and click on the Flamingo app in your app area.

Next, click on the Flamingo text with the down arrow.

Then on the screen that pops up, click on the "Add this app to a channel" button. Now you can select your private channel from the dropdown list.

Once selected, just click the "Add" button.

Now, you can choose this channel within the Flamingo app by following the "Public Channel" guide at the top of this page.

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