Integrate Gmail with Drift

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About Gmail

Gmail is the free, web-based email service from Google. Gmail's mail storage, search, and conversation features save you time and keep your messages secure.

About Drift

Drift is a messaging tool that allows businesses to communicate with website visitors and consumers in real-time and from any location.

Want to explore Gmail + Drift quick connects for faster integration? Here’s our list of the best Gmail + Drift quick connects.

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  • Triggers
  • New Attachment

    Triggers whenever a new attachment is received (trigger is initiated once per attachment).

  • New Email

    Triggers when a new e-mail appears in the specified mailbox.

  • New Email Matching Search

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

  • New Labeled Email

    Triggers when you receive a new email in a label.

  • New Starred Email

    Triggers everytime you receive a new email and Starmark it within two days.

  • New Thread

    Triggers every time a new thread starts.

  • New Message

    Triggers each time when a new message in a conversation is received.

  • Actions
  • Create Draft

    Draft a new email message(but don't send).

  • Create Label

    Creates a new label.

  • Send Email

    Draft a new email message & send it.

  • Create or Update Contact From External

    Create or update a contact.

  • Update Known Contact

    Updates an existing contact.

How Gmail & Drift Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Gmail as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Drift as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Gmail to Drift.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Gmail and Drift

  • Gmail?
  • Gmail is an email service provided by Google for businesses and individuals worldwide. It has over 1.4 billion active users as of 2017. Gmail is the most used web-based email service in the world.

  • Drift?
  • Drift is a live chat software that allows you to have live conversations with your customers on their preferred platform. Drift works seamlessly with Gmail, Google Apps, Zendesk, Intercom, Salesforce, Slack, Hubspot, Zoho, Freshdesk,, Facebook Messenger, Twitter, WhatsApp, Google Voice, Skype, or your own custom website.

  • Integration of Gmail and Drift
  • Drift makes it easy to connect your favorite tops with your favorite messaging apps. With this integration, you can now connect Drift with Gmail.

    Once you’ve connected Drift to Gmail, you can easily send emails straight to Drift from Gmail with one click. You can also use the “Send to Drift” button to start a conversation directly from Gmail.

    What’s more interesting is that if you reply to an email sent to Drift from Gmail, all of your replies will be automatically added as a thread to the original email thread in Gmail. This way, you won’t lose track of the conversation and can always go back and check previous messages and responses.

  • Benefits of Integration of Gmail and Drift
  • The benefits of integrating these two platforms are numerous:

    • Customer management – The integration of Drift and Gmail allows you to stay on top of all your customer interactions across multiple platforms. All your interactions with customers will be saved as a single conversation within Gmail as long as they start from Gmail. You don’t have to worry about losing track of any of your conversations.
    • Listening – The integration of Drift and Gmail allows you to listen to what people say about your business on social media and other channels and respond to them quickly and efficiently. You will also be able to manage and answer questions asked about your business on social media and other channels without having to switch between multiple platforms. This will save you time and will help you connect better with your target audience.
    • Easy cplaboration – With this integration, you can also take advantage of seamless cplaboration between different departments within your company. For example, you can allow individual departments to access different accounts within the same contact or group that they have been assigned to. This will allow them to cplaborate more easily without having to share passwords or other sensitive data with each other. The cplaboration feature also makes it easy for teams to work together regardless of where they are physically located. With this feature, employees who work offsite will be able to cplaborate with their teams regardless of where they are located at any given time. The integration of Drift and Gmail also makes it easy for employees to cplaborate regardless of whether they are using the same device as the rest of their team members.
    • Increased productivity – The integration of these two platforms allows employees to save time as they no longer have to switch between multiple platforms when responding to customer queries. The integration also allows employees to take advantage of real-time cplaboration regardless of whether they are working on a laptop or desktop computer or a mobile device such as a smartphone or a tablet. Employees can also save time by avoiding having to search for information in different systems before sending a reply or making a decision based on the information they find there. Overall, this integration helps employees work faster and more efficiently which means that they will be able to achieve more in the same amount of time which translates into increased productivity.

    With the integration of Drift and Gmail, you can now enjoy more contrp over your customer interactions while also saving time and increasing productivity. You can integrate these two platforms yourself by visiting

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    Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm