When this happens...
Google DriveNew File
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Google CalendarCreate Detailed Event

The upload of certain files often signals the need for events like meetings or presentations. Zapier can watch important folders for you with this Google Drive-Google Calendar integration. After it's been set up, any new file uploaded to your chosen Google Drive folder will trigger this Zap, automatically creating an event on Google Calendar for each file you add.

Note: is set to start at the time of upload and last 1 hour, but can be customized—learn how to modify dates and times with Zapier

How It Works

  1. A new file is added to Google Drive
  2. Zapier automatically creates a new detailed event on Google Calendar

What You Need

  • Google account

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Event

Triggers when an event is created.

Create Detailed Event

Create an event by defining each field.

New Event Matching Search

Triggers when an event is created that matches a search.

Quick Add Event

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

Event Start

Triggers a specified time before an event starts.

Update Event

Updates an event. Only filled fields are updated.

New File in Folder

Triggers when a new file is added directly to a specific folder (but not its subfolders).

Create File from Text

Create a new file from plain text.

New File

Triggers when any new file is added (inside of any folder).

Upload File

Copies an existing file from another service to Google Drive.

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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.

Google Drive is Google's file sync app that lets you store all of your files online alongside your Google Docs documents, and keep them synced with all of your devices.