How to automatically create task in Google Tasks for new rows added in Google Sheets

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 create task in Google Tasks for each row added in Google Sheets using Relay.app.
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Set the Google Sheets) trigger as "New row added"

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

To set up this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "New row added" under Google Sheets. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new row added in Google Sheets and initiate necessary actions.

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

2

Add the "Create task" in Google Task automation

Integrate the Google Task automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new task in Google Tasks when a new row has been added in Google Sheets.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create task" automation for Google Task and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Google Task 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 Task account.

3

Activate your Relay.app playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new task in Google Tasks. Once turned on, it will respond to each newly added row in Google Sheets by creating a new task in Google Tasks 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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