How to automatically add labels to Gmail emails every time a label is added in Linear is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Gmail, Linear, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create draft” action in Gmail for each label added in Linear using
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Set the Linear trigger as “Label added”

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

Add the Linear trigger to initiate your playbook's actions every time a label is added. Click "Add trigger" in your playbook and choose "Label added" from the dropdown menu under Linear.

If you still need to connect your Linear 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 a label is added in Linear.

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 a label to Gmail emails every time a label is added in Linear without requiring 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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