How to automatically add a label to Gmail emails every time an issue is created in Jira is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Gmail, Jira, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically add label to email in Gmail for each issue created in Jira using
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Set the Jira trigger as “Issue created”

A playbook always starts with a trigger, which is responsible for detecting changes in your connected applications and responding accordingly.

Add the Jira trigger to initiate your playbook's actions every time an issue is created. Click "Add trigger" in your playbook and choose "Issue created" from the dropdown menu under Jira.

If you still need to connect your Jira account to yet, a prompt will guide you through the process.


Add the “Add label to email” step in Gmail

Integrate the Gmail automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt addition of labels to Gmail emails every time an issue is created in Jira.

Click the "Add step" button, locate the “Add label to email” automation for Gmail, and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Gmail account still needs to be connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Gmail account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically add labels to Gmail emails whenever an issue is created in Jira without manual intervention.

To activate your playbook, click the toggle button at the header. Before activating, we recommend performing a test run of your playbook to ensure all the steps work seamlessly together.

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