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Google Drive + Slack Integrations

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Do Even More with Google Drive + Slack

With Zapier, you can do more than just connect 2 apps—you can automate entire processes from beginning to end! Here are some popular ways users make their Google Drive + Slack workflows do more for them.

  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    New File
    Triggers when any new file is added (inside of any folder).
    Trigger
    Scheduled
  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    New File in Folder
    Triggers when a new file is added directly to a specific folder (but not its subfolders).
    Trigger
    Scheduled
  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    New Folder
    Triggers when a new folder is added directly to a specific folder (but not its subfolders).
    Trigger
    Scheduled
  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    Updated File
    Triggers when a file is updated in a specific folder (but not its subfolders).
    Trigger
    Scheduled
  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    Copy File
    Create a copy of the specified file.
    Action
    Write
  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    Upload File
    Copies an existing file from another service to Google Drive.
    Action
    Write
  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    Create Folder
    Create a new, empty folder.
    Action
    Write
  • Google Drive triggers, actions, and search
    Move File
    Move a file from one folder to another.
    Action
    Write
  • Google Drive

    Create a new file from plain text.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Google Drive

    Upload a file to Drive, that replaces an existing file.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Google Drive

    Adds a sharing scope to the sharing preference of a file. Does not remove existing sharing settings. Provides a sharing URL.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Google Drive

    Search for a specific file by name.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Google Drive

    Search for a specific folder by name.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Google Drive

    Finds or creates a specific file v2.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Google Drive

    Finds or creates a specific folder v2.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

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

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers whenever a new #channel is created.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

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

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a custom emoji has been added to a team.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new file is uploaded to your workspace.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a username or highlight word is mentioned in a public #channel.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new message is posted to a specific #private-channel or multi-dm.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when you click the "Push to Zapier" button from a message in Slack.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a reaction (aka reactji) is added to a message in a public #channel.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when you save a message.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Triggers when a new Slack user is created / first joins your org.

    Instant

    Trigger

  • Slack

    Adds a reminder for yourself or a teammate, just like the

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Invite an existing User to an existing Channel. You must be a member of the channel to invite someone to it.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Post a new message to a specific #channel you choose. Can also schedule a message for later.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Send a direct message to a user or yourself from the Slackbot. Can also schedule a message for later.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Creates a new channel.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Post a new message to a private channel you choose. Can also schedule a message for later.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Sets the topic on a selected channel.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Update basic profile fields such as name or title

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Sets your Slack status to the given text and emoji.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a Slack message using the Slack Search feature.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by matching against their email instead of their username.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by their ID.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by matching against their real name instead of their username.

    Scheduled

    Action

  • Slack

    Finds a user by their username.

    Scheduled

    Action

How Google Drive + Slack Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Authenticate Google Drive and Slack.
    30 seconds
  2. Step 2: Pick one of the apps as a trigger, which will kick off your automation.
    15 seconds
  3. Step 3: Choose a resulting action from the other app.
    15 seconds
  4. Step 4: Select the data you want to send from one app to the other.
    2 minutes
  5. That’s it! More time to work on other things.

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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.
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