Integrate Google Drive with Slack

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About Google Drive

Google Drive is one of the best file sync apps that let you store all of your files online alongside your Google Docs documents, and keep them synced with all of your devices.

About Slack

Slack is the modern communication tool that brings all your team communication into one place so you can get more done in less time. With Slack, you can easily share and search for documents and files across your organization.

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Best Google Drive and Slack Integrations

  • Google Drive Integration Slack Integration

    Google Drive + Slack

    Receive notifications on Slack for every new Google Drive file in a folder Read More...
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    Slack Integration Send Channel Message
    The Slack – Google Drive integration from Appy Pie Connect helps you manage your workflow seamlessly by sending you instant notifications for new files added to a folder on Google Drive. Once this connect is active, whenever a new file is added to a specific folder on Google Drive, a notification will automatically be posted on a Slack channel of your choice.
    How This Slack Google Drive Automation Works
    • A new file is added to a specific Google Drive folder
    • Appy Pie Connect sends notification on selected Slack channel
    What Do You Require
    • A Google account
    • A Slack account
  • Google Drive Integration Slack Integration

    Google Drive + Slack

    Post alert messages on Slack for new files on Google Drive Read More...
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    Slack Integration Send Channel Message
    This Slack – Google Drive integration from Appy Pie Connect helps you keep your team informed about the latest tasks. Once this automation is live, every time a new file is added to the Google Drive, an alert message will automatically be posted on Slack.
    How This Integration Works
    • A new file is added on the Google Drive
    • Appy Pie Connect posts an alert message on Slack
    What Do You Require
    • A Slack account
    • A Google account with access to Google Drive
  • Google Drive Integration Slack Integration

    Google Drive + Slack

    Receive Direct Messages from Slack for New Files in a Folder on Google Drive Read More...
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    Slack Integration Send Direct Message
    Set up this integration and we will watch your Google Drive folder for you. After setting up this integration, whenever a new file is added to a folder in Google Drive, Appy Pie Connect sends a direct message to you or a selected member on your team via Slack. Our automation platform enables you to set up this Connect in mere minutes without writing a single line of code.
    How It Works
    • A file is added to a designated folder in Google Drive
    • Appy Pie Connect will send a direct message to you or a selected member on your team through Slack
    What You Need
    • A Google account (with Google Drive access)
    • A Slack account
  • Google Drive Integration Slack Integration

    Google Drive + Slack

    Decide on topics for Slack channel from new files in a folder on Google Drive Read More...
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    Slack Integration Set Channel Topic
    Notify your team members on Slack about new tasks with the Slack – Google Drive automation. Once this connect is active, the subject for your selected Slack channels will automatically be updated every time a new file is added to a folder on Google Drive.
    How This Integration Works
    • Add new files in a Google Drive folder
    • Appy Pie Connect updates the subject for Slack channel of your choice
    What You Need
    • A Slack account
    • A Google account
  • Google Drive Integration Slack Integration

    Google Drive + Slack

    Add Reminder in Slack when New File in Folder is created in Google Drive Read More...
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    Slack Integration Add Reminder
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Connect Google Drive + Slack in easier way

It's easy to connect Google Drive + Slack without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New File

    Triggers whenever a new file is added to any of the folders.

  • New File in Folder

    Triggers whenever a new file is directly added to a specific folder.(but doesn't trigger when a file is added to the subfolders)

  • New Channel

    Triggers upon creation of a new #channel.

  • New Mention

    Triggers when there is a mention of a username or highlight word in a public #channel.

  • New Message Posted to Channel

    Triggers whenever a new message is posted on the specified #channel of your choice.

  • New Message Posted to Private Channel

    Triggers whenever a message is posted to a specified #private-channel or multi-dm.

  • New Starred Message

    Triggers when you star a message.

  • New User

    Triggers whenever a new user joins Slack or a new account is created on Slack.

    Actions
  • Create File from Text

    Create a new file from plain text.

  • Create Folder

    Create a new folder.

  • Upload File

    An existing file is copied to Google Drive from a different service.

  • Add Reminder

    A reminder is added for yourself or a teammate, like /remind slash command.

  • Create Channel

    Creates a new channel.

  • Send Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen #channel.

  • Send Direct Message

    Send a direct message to a user or yourself through the Slackbot.

  • Send Private Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen private channel.

  • Set Channel Topic

    Sets the topic on a specific channel.

  • Set Status

    Updates your Slack status to the specified text & emoji.

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How Google Drive & Slack Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Google Drive 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 Slack 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 Google Drive to Slack.

    (2 minutes)

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

Integration of Google Drive and Slack

Google Drive

Google Drive is a cloud storage service in the form of an app that lets users store documents, images, videos, and other forms of data online. The application allows users to access their stored data from anywhere using any device with an internet connection. Google Drive has a free tier that allows users to store up to 15 GB of data, while paid plans are also available for business use.

Slack

Slack is a messaging app that allows users to cplaborate on projects, share files, and communicate efficiently with co-workers. It combines the features of email, calendar, and instant messaging into one platform. Slack can be accessed through a web browser or installed on mobile devices.

Integration of Google Drive and Slack

Google has integrated its cloud storage service with Slack. Users can now upload files directly to Google Drive from Slack by sending messages with special commands. Files are uploaded in the background, so conversations are not interrupted. Users can also request or receive files from other users in their team.

Integration of Google Drive and Slack

Although Google Drive and Slack are both popular products, there is no way for users to integrate them together until recently when Google introduced integration between the two products. This integration makes it possible to upload files directly to Google Drive from Slack by sending messages with special commands. Files are uploaded in the background, so conversations are not interrupted. Users can also request or receive files from other users in their team. This integration gives people more options for cplaboration and communication, which is very important within teams. For instance, if you need someone’s input on a report but they are unavailable, you could send them the file and ask for their feedback later instead of having to wait until they are available. This would save time and effort. Furthermore, you could ask someone else to review your report before submitting it to your supervisor, instead of rushing to finish it yourself because you need to get it done by the end of the day. These examples show how integration can benefit teams by giving them more flexibility in how they work together. Furthermore, this integration may save Google Drive space since you do not have to store files in two places anymore. If you want to see how this integration works, try asking a teammate for a file from Slack and see what happens!

The process to integrate Google Drive and Slack may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.