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Action: Create Private Slack channel

  • 19 May 2021
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At present, Zapier actions for Slack don't include the ability to create a private channel. Are there any plans to change that?


(My Slack account doesn't have privileges necessary to interact via API, so webhooks is out of the question.)


Best answer by SamB 30 April 2024, 15:28

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Hi @automaton 

You can submit feature requests by opening a ticket with Zapier Support here:


For now, the only way to do this would be via the Slack API by using a Webhooks action step in the Zap:

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Hey @automaton!

I'd love to see that as a feature, too. 

Looks like there is an open feature request for a Create Private Channel action in Slack. I've added your vote! Should this be added in the future, we will send you an email 👍


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Hey folks, 

Just popping by here to share that a Create Private Channel action has been added to the Slack integration:


Note: This action was added using a beta feature known as Custom Actions.

Please do give that new Create Private Channel action a try and let us know if you run into any issues with it. In the meantime, happy Zapping! 😁⚡