When this happens...
GmailNew Email
Then do this...
TwilioSend SMS

The question "did you get my email?" is the last thing you want to hear when a critical message has been sitting in your inbox for too long. This Zapier integration is a powerful tool to keep you on top of important messages to your Gmail account. Whenever an important new email comes into your inbox, Zapier can automatically send you an SMS so you'll know about it immediately.

Note: When you set the integration, Zapier will display your From Number in a drop-down list. Enter the To Number manually.

How It Works

  1. A new email in your Gmail inbox triggers your Zapier integration
  2. Twilio to send it to your phone Via SMS

What You Need

  • Gmail account
  • Twilio account

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When this happens...
then do this!
New Recording

Triggered when a new recording is available on your account.

Call Phone

Call a number or numbers and say a message.

New Transcription

Triggered when a new transcription is available on your account.

Send SMS

Send a SMS to a number or numbers.

New Call

Triggered when a call is finished on your Twilio number.

Create Draft

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


Triggered when an SMS is sent to your Twilio number.

Send Email

Create and send a new email message.

New Email Matching Search

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

Create Label

Creates a new label.

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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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