IMAP stands for Internet message access protocol, which is a widely used protocol for e-mail retrieval available in Microsoft, Google and Yahoo! products among millions of mail servers worldwide. Check our SMTP service as well!
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Triggers when you receive a new email.
Triggers when you add a new mailbox to your account.
Triggers upon creation of a new #channel.
Triggers when there is a mention of a username or highlight word in a public #channel.
Triggers whenever a new message is posted on the specified #channel of your choice.
Triggers whenever a message is posted to a specified #private-channel or multi-dm.
Triggers when you star a message.
Triggers whenever a new user joins Slack or a new account is created on Slack.
A reminder is added for yourself or a teammate, like /remind slash command.
Creates a new channel.
A new message is posted to your chosen #channel.
Send a direct message to a user or yourself through the Slackbot.
A new message is posted to your chosen private channel.
Sets the topic on a specific channel.
Updates your Slack status to the specified text & emoji.
According to the official website, “IMAP by Connect is a secure Web-based email management service that allows you to access your email and other business content from anywhere, anytime, on any device.”
By the way, it’s worth mentioning that IMAP by Connect has been chosen as one of the 20 most innovative cloud computing companies by CRN in 2017.
Slack is a team cplaboration top for businesses which was founded in 2009 and now has more than 5 million daily active users. The company is estimated to reach $3 billion valuation in early 2018.
Slack is used by various kinds of people such as entrepreneurs, freelancers, marketing teams, startup founders, journalists, students, etc.
Let’s list all the benefits that can be achieved after integration of IMAP by Connect and Slack:
You can send out emails to Slack channel right away after receiving an email. With this feature, you can make sure that all your teammates receive important information at once.
You can create a template that will be triggered in Slack when a specific email arrives. For example, if you receive an email with the word “urgent” in it, your Slack channel will immediately get an alert about it.
If a new message arrives in a Slack channel or group, you will get a notification about this via email as well (if you want. Thus, you can always know what’s going on in your team right away. This feature is available for both single channel and multi-channel notifications.
If you have an event scheduled in your calendar at work, you will get a notification about this via email as well (if you want. Moreover, you can view all the events of your coworkers on your calendar in a single place. This feature is available for both single user and multi-user notifications.
In addition to the previous point, you can create an event schedule in your calendar directly from the mailbox. This feature supports both Google Calendar and Microsoft Outlook Calendar. Thus, you don’t need to switch between the two calendars anymore. You will also get an email notification about the event of course!
If you want to share a link to someone in your team, you can simply link them directly to your mailbox! For this purpose, you just need to use the “share URL” button in the top-right corner of the mailbox interface like this:
This feature allows you to encrypt attachments sent via Slack directly to your mailbox. With encryption now available, you can rest assured that no one else except you and the recipient will be able to see your communication history regarding confidential topics and related files. Note that this feature is only available if you use self-hosted version of IMAP by Connect. So if you are still using the free version of imapbyconnect.com/free , you will not be able to apply this feature at all. The fplowing image shows how you can do so:
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