Google Drive
When this happens...
Google DriveNew File
Then do this...
GmailSend Email

Forget about sending an email every time you upload a new file—Zapier's Google Drive-Gmail integration is perfect for the job! From the moment you set it up, we'll start watching your chosen folder on Google Drive. Whenever you add a file to it, a new email will be sent from Gmail automatically, with a custom message and your file attached. No more hoping your team doesn't miss those assets!

How It Works

  1. A new file is added on Google Drive
  2. Zapier automatically sends a new message through Gmail

What You Need

  • Google Drive account
  • Gmail account

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

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 Email Matching Search

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

Create Folder

Create a new, empty folder.

New Labeled Email

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

Create Draft

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

New Attachment

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

Send Email

Create and send a new email message.

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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.

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.

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