Create new GitLab issues from inbound emails

Are you getting a lot of emails from colleagues about bugs or issues that need development work? Set up Email by Zapier and any emails forwarded to the email address will automatically have an issue created for them in GitLab.

Note: This feature is built directly into Zapier, just forward your email to the customized email address you create with Zapier.

How this Email by Zapier-GitLab integration works

  1. A forwarded email is received
  2. Zapier creates an issue in GitLab

Apps involved

  • Email by Zapier
  • GitLab
Create new GitLab issues from inbound emails
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Send and receive email via a custom Zapier email address at 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!

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