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How to Host a Meeting Using the 8x8 Work for Slack Integration
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How to Host a Meeting Using the 8x8 Work for Slack Integration

Objective

This guide will show you how to host a meeting using the 8x8 Work for Slack integration.

Applies To

  • Slack
  • 8x8 Work for Slack Integration

Procedure

On the channel for which you have enabled the 8x8 Work for Slack integration:

  1. Type /meet followed by the phone number of the person you want to invite to a meeting.
  2. Send the message, usually by pressing <Enter>.

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  1. If prompted, click Login and enter your 8x8 user credentials.
    • Note: Make sure that popup blocking is disabled for https://cloud8.8x8.com.

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You'll see two browser tabs pop up:

  • The first browser tab contains the 8x8 communication panel, which you can move and re-size as a separate window.
  • This is where you need to use your 8x8 credentials to log into your phone extension.

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  • The second browser tab is a request for permission for the 8x8 communication panel to communicate with Slack.
  • You must click Allow for the integration to work.

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  1. Click Join meeting to begin your meeting in 8x8 Work Desktop.

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  • In the 8x8 Work Desktop application, you should see a popup request to click Start to begin your meeting.

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  • You may see a browser popup request to launch the meeting in 8x8 Work Desktop or in a web browser page.
  • If your meeting has already launched, just close this browser tab. Otherwise simply click the appropriate option to begin your meeting.

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Documentation

The 8x8 online user guide has detailed installation and use instructions for the 8x8 Work for Slack integration:

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