We call it the Quick-Switcher. It lets you jump to any conversation in Slack with just a few keystrokes. You can open the Quick-Switcher with these keyboard shortcuts:
- ⌘+K (Mac browsers)
- Ctrl+K (Windows and Linux browsers)
- ⌘+T (Mac app — ⌘+K also works here)
Then use ↑ and ↓ arrow keys or tab to navigate the list, and return to select.
To open a channel or group, just start typing its name:
To open a direct message with a member of your team, type their name:
You can even switch to other teams that you’re currently signed in to: