When this happens...
GmailNew Email
Then do this...
Google CalendarCreate Detailed Event

An inbox is just a queue—it's not a calendar. Visualize your important emails over time with this Gmail-Google Calendar integration. After it's set up, any new email you get on Gmail (or only within a certain label) will tell Zapier to create a new Google Calendar event for you, set by default to start at the time the email is received and end 5 minutes later.

Note: you can customize times and dates on Zapier with special commands. Learn more here.

How It Works

  1. A new email is received on Gmail
  2. Zapier automation adds a new event on Google Calendar

What You Need

  • Gmail account
  • Google Calendar account

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It's easy to connect Gmail + Google Calendar and requires absolutely zero coding experience—the only limit is your own imagination.

When this happens...
then do this!
New Email Matching Search

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

Create Draft

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

New Labeled Email

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

Send Email

Create and send a new email message.

New Attachment

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

Create Detailed Event

Create an event by defining each field.

New Starred Email

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

Quick Add Event

Create an event from a piece of text. Google parses the text for date, time, and description info.

New Thread

Triggers when a new thread starts.

Update Event

Updates an event. Only filled fields are updated.

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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.

Google Calendar lets you organize your schedule and share events with co-workers and friends. With Google's free online calendar, it's easy to keep track of your daily schedule.