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Google DriveNew File in Folder
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Email by ZapierSend Outbound Email

Sometimes you need to know when a new file is added to Google Drive. Alert yourself or a curated list with this Zapier integration and send an email when new files are added to a designated folder in Google Drive.

How It Works

  1. A new file is added to a designated folder in Google Drive
  2. Zapier sends an email to a curated list

What You Need

  • Google account
  • Zapier account

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When this happens...
then do this!
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.

New Inbound Email

Triggers when an email is forwarded to your own custom zapiermail.com address.

Create Folder

Create a new, empty folder.

Updated File

Triggers when a file is updated in a specific folder (but not its subfolders).

Send Outbound Email

Send an email from your own custom zapiermail.com address. Up to 10 emails sent per hour.

New Folder

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

Copy File

Create a copy of the specified file.

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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.

Send and receive email via a custom Zapier email address at "zapiermail.com". 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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