Slack Not Loading Channels

I’m trying to connect Slack to n8n.

I’m going the app token route and followed the instructions (

I added permissions (see screenshot below)

I installed the slack app to my workspace, but when I add the credential into n8n and try to populate the node, it won’t load any of channels.

Seems like the channels:read permission would allow the channels to load up.

Any idea what’s happening here?

I found the answer from a post by raphaelh in another thread. Apparently to get the channels to load, you need to add the groups:read permission as well.


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