reactions.remove

Removes a reaction from an item.

This method removes a reaction (emoji) from an item (file, file comment, channel message, group message, or direct message). One of file, file_comment, or the combination of channel and timestamp must be specified.

Arguments

token

Authentication token bearing required scopes.

Examplexxxx-xxxxxxxxx-xxxx
name

Reaction (emoji) name.

Examplethumbsup
channel

Channel where the message to remove reaction from was posted.

ExampleC1234567890
file

File to remove reaction from.

ExampleF1234567890
file_comment

File comment to remove reaction from.

ExampleFc1234567890
timestamp

Timestamp of the message to remove reaction from.

Example1234567890.123456

This method supports application/json via HTTP POST. Present your token in your request's Authorization header. Learn more.

Response

Typical success response

{
    "ok": true
}

Typical error response

{
    "error": "no_reaction",
    "ok": false
}

After making this call, the reaction is removed and a reaction_removed event is broadcast through the RTM API for the calling user.

Errors

This table lists the expected errors that this method could return. However, other errors can be returned in the case where the service is down or other unexpected factors affect processing. Callers should always check the value of the ok params in the response.

ErrorDescription
bad_timestamp

Value passed for timestamp was invalid.

file_not_found

File specified by file does not exist.

file_comment_not_found

File comment specified by file_comment does not exist.

message_not_found

Message specified by channel and timestamp does not exist.

no_item_specified

file, file_comment, or combination of channel and timestamp was not specified.

invalid_name

Value passed for name was invalid.

no_reaction

The specified item does not have the user/reaction combination.

channel_not_found

The specified channel was not found.

external_channel_migrating

The reaction is in a channel that is being migrated

not_authed

No authentication token provided.

invalid_auth

Some aspect of authentication cannot be validated. Either the provided token is invalid or the request originates from an IP address disallowed from making the request.

account_inactive

Authentication token is for a deleted user or workspace.

token_revoked

Authentication token is for a deleted user or workspace or the app has been removed.

no_permission

The workspace token used in this request does not have the permissions necessary to complete the request. Make sure your app is a member of the conversation it's attempting to post a message to.

org_login_required

The workspace is undergoing an enterprise migration and will not be available until migration is complete.

ekm_access_denied

Administrators have suspended the ability to post a message.

missing_scope

The token used is not granted the specific scope permissions required to complete this request.

not_allowed_token_type

The token type used in this request is not allowed.

method_deprecated

The method has been deprecated.

deprecated_endpoint

The endpoint has been deprecated.

two_factor_setup_required

Two factor setup is required.

enterprise_is_restricted

The method cannot be called from an Enterprise.

invalid_arguments

The method was either called with invalid arguments or some detail about the arguments passed are invalid, which is more likely when using complex arguments like blocks or attachments.

invalid_arg_name

The method was passed an argument whose name falls outside the bounds of accepted or expected values. This includes very long names and names with non-alphanumeric characters other than _. If you get this error, it is typically an indication that you have made a very malformed API call.

invalid_array_arg

The method was passed an array as an argument. Please only input valid strings.

invalid_charset

The method was called via a POST request, but the charset specified in the Content-Type header was invalid. Valid charset names are: utf-8 iso-8859-1.

invalid_form_data

The method was called via a POST request with Content-Type application/x-www-form-urlencoded or multipart/form-data, but the form data was either missing or syntactically invalid.

invalid_post_type

The method was called via a POST request, but the specified Content-Type was invalid. Valid types are: application/json application/x-www-form-urlencoded multipart/form-data text/plain.

missing_post_type

The method was called via a POST request and included a data payload, but the request did not include a Content-Type header.

team_added_to_org

The workspace associated with your request is currently undergoing migration to an Enterprise Organization. Web API and other platform operations will be intermittently unavailable until the transition is complete.

ratelimited

The request has been ratelimited. Refer to the Retry-After header for when to retry the request.

accesslimited

Access to this method is limited on the current network

request_timeout

The method was called via a POST request, but the POST data was either missing or truncated.

service_unavailable

The service is temporarily unavailable

fatal_error

The server could not complete your operation(s) without encountering a catastrophic error. It's possible some aspect of the operation succeeded before the error was raised.

internal_error

The server could not complete your operation(s) without encountering an error, likely due to a transient issue on our end. It's possible some aspect of the operation succeeded before the error was raised.

Warnings

This table lists the expected warnings that this method will return. However, other warnings can be returned in the case where the service is experiencing unexpected trouble.

WarningDescription
missing_charset

The method was called via a POST request, and recommended practice for the specified Content-Type is to include a charset parameter. However, no charset was present. Specifically, non-form-data content types (e.g. text/plain) are the ones for which charset is recommended.

superfluous_charset

The method was called via a POST request, and the specified Content-Type is not defined to understand the charset parameter. However, charset was in fact present. Specifically, form-data content types (e.g. multipart/form-data) are the ones for which charset is superfluous.

ArgumentValue
tokenRequiredNeed a token? Create and install a Slack app to begin.
nameRequired
channelOptional
fileOptional
file_commentOptional
timestampOptional
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