How to automatically send a draft email in Outlook every time an issue is added in Jira is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Jira, Outlook Mail, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “send draft” action in Outlook Mail for each issue added in Jira using
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Set the Jira trigger as “New issue added”

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

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

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


Add the “Send draft” step in Outlook

Integrate Outlook automation into your playbook to automatically send a draft email in Outlook whenever an issue is added in Jira.

Click the "Add step" button, locate the “Send draft” automation for Outlook, and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Outlook 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 Outlook account.


Activate your playbook

Activating the playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically send a draft email in Outlook every time an issue is added in Jira 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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