When this happens...
DropboxNew File in Folder
Then do this...
GmailSend Email

Have a shared Dropbox folder that you'd like to watch for new files? With this integration, you can automatically get an email sent to you via Gmail with info about every new file that's added to your Dropbox folder.

How it Works

Zapier watches your Dropbox folder for new files. Whenever anything's added, it'll send you an email via Gmail with info about the file and a direct download link.

What You Need

  1. A Dropbox account
  2. A Gmail account

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When this happens...
then do this!
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.

Create or Append to Text File

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

New Email Matching Search

Triggers when you receive a new email that matches a search string you provide.

Upload File

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

New Labeled Email

Triggers when you receive a new email and label it within two days.

Create Text File

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

New Attachment

Triggers when you receive a new attachment (triggers once per attachment).

Create Draft

Create (but do not send) a new email message.

New Starred Email

Triggers when you receive a new email and star it within two days.

Send Email

Create and send a new email message.

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One of the most popular email services, Gmail keeps track of all your emails with treaded conversations, tags, and Google-powered search to locate find any message you need.

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