In order to streamline your teamwork in Pics.io, you can integrate your Pics.io account with Slack team messenger. 

Here's what you should do:

  • open Settings menu in the top right corner of the main screen
  • select My team sub-section
  • choose Integrations tab
  • Click Add to Slack button to invite Pics.io bot to your workspace in Slack.

To finalize this procedure, log in to your Slack account and press “Authorize” to add Pics.io bot with the username @picsio. You can also invite Pics.io bot to your channel in Slack by sending a message “invite @picsio” to that channel.

How can I benefit from integrating my Pics.io account with Slack?

You are going to receive notifications about what is happening in Pics.io: something commented or updated, new asset version uploaded by teammates or website created. Your teammates will be notified about different events right into Pics.io channel. 

How to receive notifications from Pics.io account to Slack?

You can select types of notification messages you want to receive to your Slack channel. Slack determines the channel for notifications from Pics.io account according to the following rules:

  1. If Pics.io bot is invited to both public and private channels, public channel is chosen as preferred channel
  2. If Pics.io bot is invited to more that one channel, the first channel in a row is chosen as preferred channel
  3. If Pics.io bot is invited into several channels, notifications come to the first channel created (the oldest one). 

Learn more about receiving notifications in Pics.io here.

What else can I do with Pics.io bot in Slack?

You can treat Pics.io bot as a regular user in your Slack chat, to whom you can send your inquiries. Just make sure you start your message with ‘@picsio’ to get a response. In particular you can approach Pics.io bot in order to::

  • find particular assets
  • find particular collections
  • get notification of changes made within the last 24 hours, etc.
  • get to know about your team activity
  • get to know your team status

Pics.io bot is smart enough to answer most of your requests, and we are doing our best to develop it.

It may be interesting for you to learn more about:

Pics.io integration with other apps via Zapier
Pics.io integration with other apps with the help of Webhooks
Pics.io Add-ons for G Suite tools

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