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Note: A #general channel cannot be archived or deleted.
Step 1: From your Slack homepage, click on the channel you would like to archive.
Step 2: Click on the channel name on the conversation header.
Step 3: Click on Settings and select Archive channel for everyone.
Step 4: Click on Archive Channel to confirm.
Note: By default, all users of a Slack workspace can archive, unarchive, and delete a Slack channel. However, workspace owners and admins can restrict this activity. If you can’t see these options, contact your workspace admin or owner.
Step 1: From the sidebar of your Slack workspace, click on the three dots icon and select Browse Channels.
Step 2: Search the name of the archived channel you want to view. You can also select the filter option Archived channels to view the archived channels only.
Step 3: From the list, select the channel you want to view, unarchive, or delete.
Contains historical data stored for investigation or legal purposes
Protects an organization’s data by continuously taking second copies and securing them
The files stored in the archive are generally no longer in use
and not needed frequently
The data stored in backup is a copy of the current and active operational data in use by a business
Can only preserve the final version of messages and files
Automatically backs up point -in -time snapshots of all critical business data
Does not restore data
Designed to quickly restore the data exactly the way it was
Access is often controlled by admins
Built for administrators and end users to quickly find the lost data and restore it
Since Slack’s native data retention features are not designed for the purpose of backup and restore, it is not wise to depend only them for your data backup. Third-party backup tools like SysCloud are designed to offer a reliable backup solution for Slack data.
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