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Frequently Asked Questions

What is this?

Send It Later is a slash command for the popular group communication application Slack. The command makes it possible to schedule messages for later delivery. It also includes a nifty compose feature for writing messages.

Message scheduling allows for a calmer team culture where digital well-being is better ensured and communication happens when it have the best impact.

What commands can I use?

You can currently do:

/later [message] [at|in] [date time|distance] to schedule a new message
/later compose to open a dialog for composing a new scheduled message
/later c shorthand for /later compose
/later list to list your scheduled messages
/later help to view instructions on how to use the command

How do I cancel a message?

Use the /later list command to list your scheduled messages. Each message in the list has a cancel button.

In what ways can I write the date and time when scheduling a message?

There are multiple ways of describing when the message you want to schedule should appear for the recipient. Some examples:

/later Hey in 30 minutes
/later Hey in 3 hours
/later Hey in 1 day
/later Hey at 9am tomorrow
/later Hey at 3pm today
/later Hey at 3pm
/later Hey at 9 tomorrow
/later Hey at 9.30 tomorrow
/later Hey at 15:30 tomorrow
/later Hey at 9 tomorrow
/later Hey at 1 september 16:00
/later Hey at 2 sept 9am

How do I cancel a subscription?

Just remove the Send It Later app from your Slack team.

Can I have a feature X?

It depends, get in touch and I'll get back to you.