How to automatically generate responses for new emails in Gmail with ChatGPT

Relay.app is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Gmail, OpenAI, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “prompt GPT-4o” action in OpenAI for each email received in Gmail using Relay.app.
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Create your playbook and set the Gmail trigger as "Email received"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and responds to your playbook.

To set up this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "Email received" under Gmail. Then, select the necessary details. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new email received in Gmail and initiate necessary actions.

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

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Add the "Prompt GPT-4o" in OpenAI automation

Integrate the OpenAI automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt extraction of summary of new emails received in Gmail.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Prompt GPT-4o" automation for OpenAI and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your OpenAI 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 OpenAI account.

3

Activate your Relay.app playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate generating an email response via AI. Once turned on, it will respond to each email received in Gmail by generating an email response for the email using ChatGPT 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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