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

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

Add the Todoist trigger to initiate your playbook's actions every time a task is created. Click "Add trigger" in your playbook and choose "Task created" from the dropdown menu under Todoist.

If you still need to connect your Todoist 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 draft emails using Outlook every time a task is created in Todoist.

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 draft emails in Outlook every time a task is created in Todoist 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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