When this happens...
Google DriveNew File in Folder
Then do this...
SlackSend Direct Message

If you use Google Drive to share files for team projects this Google Drive to Slack automation is a perfect fit. Set it up, and each time a new file is added to a folder in Google Drive, Zapier will send a direct message to you or a selected member on your team. Collaboration is easier when you use this integration!

How It Works

  1. A file is added to a selected folder in Google Drive
  2. Zapier sends a direct message to one individual via Slack

What You Need

  • Google account
  • Slack account

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It's easy to connect Google Drive + Slack 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 Starred Message

Triggers when you star a message.

Create Folder

Create a new, empty folder.

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 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.

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.