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January 31, 2022

Setting Up Scheduled Reminders for GitHub on Slack

Giovanni Benussi
@giovannibenussi

Scheduled reminders were launched last year and allows you to get customizable notifications about pull requests waiting for you to review at any time you choose, which makes it ideal to adapt to your workflow.

Last week, Jared Palmer tweeted about a way to setting up scheduled reminders on Slack:

It looked pretty nice so I needed to give it a try. I didn't find any guide about how to do it I so decided to write one! 😬

Prerequisites

Visit your settings page or click “Settings” on the dropdown after you click your profile image at the top right on GitHub:

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Then click on "Scheduled reminders" at the bottom of the left sidebar:

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You are on the scheduled reminders page now. You need to give GitHub permissions to access your Slack workspace in order to be able to recive notifications. To do so, click on "Authorize Slack workspace" as shown below.

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Then click on "Add workspace":

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Authorize GitHub to access your Slack workspace:

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And finally, select the repositories that will have Slack installed and click "Install":

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That's it! 🎉 You can configure your scheduled reminders and real-time alerts on the scheduled reminders page!

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