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

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

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

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


Add the “Create draft” step in Gmail

Integrate the Gmail automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a draft in Gmail every time a card is added in Trello.

Click the "Add step" button, locate the “Create draft” 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 create a draft in Gmail every time a new card is added in Trello 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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