Slack's new user onboarding

December 26, 2015
User onboarding

Slack is a direct messaging app for colleagues within a team. They have a particularly engaging new-user onboarding experience that we think is worth taking a look at. Let's check it out:

What we like: this is a great example of an engaging onboarding experience. Slack encourages new users to learn the product by actually using it, with a message prompt from Slackbot. Plus, the tooltips are brief and informative, with an option to end the tour at any point. Lastly, Slack makes it easy to complete the onboarding process by implementing a modal window to enable desktop notifications.