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Visual Studio Team ServicesUpdate Work Item
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Email by ZapierSend Outbound Email

Need a simple and far-reaching way to provide updates on your work in Visual Studio without sacrificing your speed? Try this email automation using one of Zapier's native services! Once it's active, Zapier will send an email to all your chosen recipients whenever a work item is updated on Visual Studio, meaning more time spent working and less writing updates!

Note: this integration uses Zapier's native email service. If you want to send emails through your existing accounts, try Zaps with email apps such as Gmail, Mailgun, SMTP or Mandrill.

How It Works

  1. A Visual Studio Online work item is updated
  2. Zapier automatically sends an email

What You Need

  • Visual Studio Online account

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When this happens...
then do this!
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New Work Item

Triggers when a work item is created.

Trigger Build

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New Build

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Add Link to Work Item

Add a link to a work item.

New Work Item Comment

Triggers when a work item is commented on.

Create Work Item

Create a new work item

Update Work Item

Triggers when a work item is updated.

Send Outbound Email

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

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Visual Studio Team Services is where teams manage, develop, and deliver software in the cloud. Visual Studio Team Services provides free, private Git project hosting for up to 5 users, project and test management tools, build and CI, and team collaboration. Connect using the development tools of your choice, including Visual Studio, Eclipse, Xcode, and more.

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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