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Use the Zapier Chrome extension

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The Zapier Chrome extension lets you create and run Zaps right from your Chrome browser.

Note

At this time, the Zapier extension is only available on the Google Chrome browser.


1. Install the Zapier Chrome extension


2. Pin the extension to your Chrome toolbar


3. Create a Zap with the Zapier Chrome extension trigger

After installing the extension, create a new Zap.

  • In the Zap editor, go to the 1. Trigger step.
  • Search for and select Zapier Chrome extension.
  • In the Choose App & Event section, click the Choose Trigger Event dropdown menu and select one of the following:
    • New Push: you'll run the Zap from the Zapier Chrome extension. The title and URL of the page open in the active browser tab will be sent to Zapier.
    • New Push With Fields: you'll run the Zap from the Zapier Chrome extension along with additional fields. The title and URL of the page open in the active browser tab will also be sent to Zapier.
  • Click Continue.

4. (Optional) Customize your form fields

  • If you selected New Push With Fields, name the form field(s) that will appear in the Zapier Chrome extension when you run this Zap.
  • To add more form fields, click into the next field and add a name.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to test your trigger.
  • Click Continue.

Next, continue to set up your Zap by adding an action or a search step. When you're done, turn the Zap on.


5. Run your Zap with the Zapier Chrome extension

To run a Zap with a Zapier Chrome extension trigger:

  • In your Chrome browser, click the Zapier extension in the toolbar.
  • Select the Zap you want to run and fill in any available form fields.
  • Click Send.

Update Slack status

To edit a Zap, click the pencil icon next to the Send button. This will bring you directly to the Zap in the editor.


6. Get Zap suggestions for apps you use

Based on your browser history, the Zapier Chrome extension can suggest Zaps for the apps you use the most.

  • In your Chrome browser, click the Zapier extension in the toolbar.
  • Click the Suggestions tab.
  • In the Permission needed section, click Allow access.

As you work in Chrome, the Zapier Chrome extension will identify the apps you use the most and suggest Zaps to automate work in those apps.


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