How to automatically add a new row in Google Sheets when a new task is added in Google Tasks

Relay.app is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Google Tasks, Google Sheets, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically add row to sheet in Google Sheets for each task added in Google Tasks using Relay.app.
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Set the Google Task trigger as "New task added"

Every playbook starts with a trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and initiates your playbook's actions.

Click "Add trigger" and select "New task added" under Google Task automation. Then, select task list. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the newly added task and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a Google Task integration in Relay.app, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.

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Add the "Add row to sheet" in Google Sheets automation

Integrate the Google Sheets automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt addition of a new row for each task added in Google Task

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Add row to sheet" automation for Google Sheets and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Google Sheets account isn't already connected to Relay.app, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for Relay.app to sync with your Google Sheets account.

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Activate your Relay.app playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the addition of a new row. Once turned on, it will respond to a new task added in Google Task by adding a new row to Google Sheets 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 being sent correctly.

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