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When at work I want to disable the blue icon notification that happens when there's any activity in a channel that I'm in. Specifically, I don't want this notification from certain slack teams: enter image description here

Is there a way to "mute an entire slack team" so that I won't get that blue icon notification? Thanks.

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    Did you ever figure out a solution for this? – Zev Jun 9 '18 at 0:27
  • I didn't. A "solution" might be using something like twistapp.com instead of Slack. – L42 Jun 9 '18 at 8:53
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I don't seem to have the setting that Shawn mentions, but i was able to make this work by opening up the /usr/lib/slack/resources/app.asar.unpacked/src/static directory, making a copy of the slack-taskbar-rest.png file and renaming it to slack-taskbar-unread.png to overwrite the version with the blue dot.

of course, that gets rid of the blue dot for all teams, but that's what i wanted.

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I don't see a way to modify this per channel but you can change it per team. In your preferences go to "notifications" and uncheck "show a badge on Slack's icon to indicate new activity" and that should do it.

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    Thanks, but that'll disable the red icon as well (which I want to keep). – L42 Aug 9 '17 at 19:18
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    I just started using slack and can't find this option in the current linux client (3.3.1 64 bit). Was this removed? – Michael Härtl Jan 14 at 14:24
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In Preferences -> Notifications: enter image description here

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    When a question asks "How to",  we generally expect that an answer will contain at least one verb. – Scott Mar 14 at 23:00

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