How to automatically send Slack direct messages each time a Gmail label is applied is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Gmail, Slack, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the SlackSend DM” action for each GmailLabel added” event.
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Set the Gmail trigger as “Label added”

Add the Gmail trigger to initiate your playbook's actions each time a label is added.

To do this, click "Add trigger" in your playbook. Select the "Label added" trigger option from the dropdown menu under Gmail. It will enable your playbook to automatically identify newly added labels and trigger necessary actions.

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


Add the “Send DM” step in Slack

Integrate Slack automation into your playbook to ensure that you receive timely updates each time a Gmail label is applied.

Select "Add Step" and then find the "Send DM" automation for Slack. Enter all the required details, including the receiver's name, and the message body containing detailed information.

If you still need to connect your Slack account to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Ensure that you allow the necessary permissions for to send direct messages through your Slack account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically send Slack direct messages each time a Gmail label is applied 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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