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How to automatically send Slack direct messages when a label is added in Linear

Project management requires effective communication and streamlined workflows. However, integrating Linear and Slack can be a challenge. Relay.app is a solution that revolutionizes how teams synchronize communication and automate workflows between Linear and Slack. With Relay.app, you can automatically send direct messages in Slack after labels are added in Linear, empowering your team with real-time updates that enhance communication and workflow automation. In this guide, we'll show you how to set this integration up in four easy steps.
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1

Set the Linear trigger as “Label added”

Add the Linear trigger to initiate your playbook's actions when a label is added.

To do this, click "Add trigger" in your playbook. Select the "Label added" trigger option from the dropdown menu under Linear. It will enable your playbook to automatically identify newly added labels and trigger necessary actions.

If you still need to connect your Linear account to Relay.app, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.

2

Add the “Send DM” step in Slack

Integrate Slack automation into your playbook to ensure that you receive timely updates when a label is added in Linear.

Select "Add Step" and then find the "Send DM" automation for Slack. Enter all the required details, including the receiver's name, and the message body containing detailed information.

If you still need to connect your Slack account to Relay.app, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Ensure that you allow the necessary permissions for Relay.app to send direct messages through your Slack account.

3

Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically send Slack direct messages when a label is added in Linear without requiring manual intervention.

To activate your playbook, click the toggle button at the header. Before activating, we recommend performing a test run of your playbook to ensure all the steps work seamlessly together.

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