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DropboxNew File in Folder
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Email by ZapierSend Outbound Email

Rather than constantly monitoring a Dropbox directory, use Zapier to automatically send an email to yourself when a new file is added to a specfic Dropbox directory.

How It Works

  1. A new file is added to a Dropbox directory
  2. Zapier sends an email to you or designated recipient(s)

What You Need

  • Dropbox account

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It's easy to connect Dropbox + Email by Zapier and requires absolutely zero coding experience—the only limit is your own imagination.

When this happens...
then do this!
Dropbox
New File in Folder

Triggers when a new file is added to a folder. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

Dropbox
Create or Append to Text File

Adds a new line to an existing text file, or creates a file if it doesn't exist.

Email by Zapier
New Inbound Email

Triggers when an email is forwarded to your own custom zapiermail.com address.

Dropbox
Upload File

Upload an existing file or attachment not bigger than 100 MB.

Dropbox
New Folder

Triggers when a new folder is added. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

Dropbox
Create Text File

Creates a brand new text file from plain text content you specify.

Email by Zapier
Send Outbound Email

Send an email from your own custom zapiermail.com address. Up to 10 emails sent per hour.

Dropbox
Create Folder

Creates a brand new folder at the path you specify.

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About Email

Built-In

Send and receive email via a custom Zapier email address at "zapiermail.com". This is great for triggering off of emails and sending custom emails. (Max of 10 email sends per hour.) Have direct access to your own email servers? Check out our IMAP and SMTP services!