How To Remove An App From Your Slack Workspace
Last Updated: October 5, 2021
Are you trying to make space for a new app on your Slack free plan? Or do you have no use for an app on your current workspace? Either way, you can remove unused apps from your workspace whenever you want. In our quick guide below, we’ll show you how to manage apps on the Slack App Directory.
In Slack, people can add third-party apps to their workspace connect other services in one place. By doing so, all the members can use more features in the channels and conversations on the app.
However, there might be times when you no longer need the services of a third-party app. As such, you may remove it from your workspace to prevent other members from using it.
By default, anyone except guests can remove an app from a Slack workspace. Follow our guide below to learn how.
How to remove apps from your workspace on Slack
If you no longer use an app on Slack or need space for a new one, you can remove apps from your workspace. When you do, no other member can use the services from the app unless someone installs it back.
You can remove an app from the Slack App Directory on the desktop or web app. Check our quick tutorial below, and we’ll teach you everything you need to know.
- Using your preferred web browser, visit the Slack App Directory and make sure to sign in with the right workspace.
- Click “Manage” on the top right section of the page.
- Head to the “Installed apps” tab.
- Browse your apps and select the one you want to remove.
- On the app page, go to the Configurations tab.
- Scroll down to the end of the page and select Remove app.
- Click Remove App to confirm your decision.
Once you remove an app from Slack, other members can’t use its services on the channels and conversations on the current workspace. However, they can always add it back if they have permission to do so.
Please note only the owners and app managers can remove apps if the owner toggled app approval. So if you can’t find the option to remove an app, ask the owner or admins for help.
If you don’t want to remove the app for everyone else on your workspace, you can revoke your authorization from it instead. In this way, you won’t prevent other people from using the app on channels and conversations on Slack.
To wrap it all up
Now that you know how to remove third-party apps from Slack, you can now delete the ones you no longer use on your workspace. In this way, you can prevent new members from using their services accidentally on channels and conversations on the app.
If the reason why you’re removing apps is to make space for new ones on your Slack free workspace, you might want to consider upgrading to a premium plan. Any of these paid plans allow you to use unlimited apps on your workspace without replacing the ones you currently use.
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