When this happens...
Google DocsNew Document
Then do this...
SlackSet Status

Let Zapier update your Slack status automatically whenever you start working on a new document in Google Docs. Just set up this Zap, and whenever you add a new file, Zapier will update your Slack status so your team knows what you're working on.

How this Slack-Google Docs integration works

  1. Add a new file to Google Docs
  2. Zapier updates your Slack status

Apps involved

  • Google Drive
  • Slack

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Document in Folder

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

Create Document from Text

Create a new document from text. Also supports sending formatted HTML.

New Document

Triggers when a new document is added (inside any folder).

Upload Document

Copy an already-existing file from another service to Docs. Will convert the file to Google Doc format if possible.

New Starred Message

Triggers when you star a message.

Append Text to Document

Appends text to an existing document.

New Message Posted to Channel

Triggers when a new message is posted to a specific #channel you choose.

Send Direct Message

Send a direct message to a user or yourself from the Slackbot.

New Public Message Posted Anywhere

Triggers when a new message is posted to any public channel.

Send Channel Message

Post a new message to a specific #channel you choose.

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Google Docs is an online word processor that lets you create and format text documents. Collaboratively edit documents with other people in real time. We also support Google Sheets!

Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. Offering instant messaging, document sharing and knowledge search for modern teams.