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How to add a new card in Trello for every new folder in Google Drive

Learn how to set up a Relay playbook that automatically adds a new card in Trello for every new folder created in Google Drive. By configuring this playbook, you can ensure that whenever a new folder is created in your designated Google Drive directory, a corresponding card is automatically added to your specified Trello board. This streamlined workflow saves time and ensures that your tasks and files are effectively organized across platforms.
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Add the Google Drive "Folder created" trigger

Every playbook starts with a trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and runs your playbook in response.

Click "Add trigger" and select "Folder created" under Google Drive. Then, select the relevant detail. This trigger will automatically detect all the new folders created in Google Drive to create a new card in Trello.

If this is your first time using a Google Drive integration in Relay, you'll be prompted to connect your Google Drive account.

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Add the Trello "Add card to list" automation

Integrate the Trello automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt addition of a new card to a list on Trello for every new folder created in Google Drive. Add a new step and select "Add card to list" from the list of Trello automations.

Connect Trello to Relay if you haven't already, then fill out mandatory and relevant details. You can reference fields from Google Drive to automatically pass along the right data.

3

Turn on the playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate adding a new Trello card for every new folder created in Google Drive. Once turned on, it will respond to every new folder created in Google Drive by creating a new Trello card without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are sent correctly.

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