How to automatically notify the team via Microsoft Teams for the new GitHub issue is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Teams, GitHub, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “send message” action in Teams for each issue added in GitHub using
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Create your playbook and set the GitHub trigger as "New issue added"

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 setup this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "New issue added" under GitHub. Then, select the repository. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new issue added in GitHub and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Send message" in Teams automation

Integrate the Teams automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt sending of a message in Teams whenever a new issue is added in GitHub.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Send message" automation for Teams and input the mandatory and relevant details.

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


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate sending of a message in Teams. Once turned on, it will respond whenever a new issue is added in GitHub by sending a message to notify the team members via Teams 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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