How to automatically send an email through Outlook for every upcoming Calendar event is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Outlook Mail, Google Calendar, and many other apps.
Outlook Mail logoGoogle Calendar logo

Set the Google Calendar trigger as “Event upcoming”

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

Add the Google Calendar trigger to initiate your playbook's actions for every upcoming event. Click "Add trigger" in your playbook and choose "Event upcoming" from the dropdown menu under Google Calendar.

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


Add the “Send email” step in Outlook

Integrate the Outlook automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt sending of an email through Outlook for every upcoming event.

Click the "Add step" button, locate the “Send email” 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 your playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically send an email through Outlook for every upcoming event 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.

More how-to guides featuring Outlook Mail and Google Calendar

See all how-to guides ➔

What will you automate?

Sign up and get started with your first workflow today.
Background imageBackground image