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How to automatically send Slack direct messages for newly created Todoist tasks

Are you ready to unleash your team's full potential? The key is seamless communication and efficient task management. Don't let manual notifications hinder your productivity and teamwork. Instead, embrace the power of automation with Relay.app! By automating the process of sending Slack direct messages for newly created Todoist tasks, you can streamline task notifications and keep your team informed and empowered to act promptly. With Relay.app, no task goes unnoticed, and no deadline is missed. Let's work together to revolutionize your task management and teamwork with Relay.app. Follow our four easy steps to set up this integration and experience the difference.
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Set the Todoist trigger as “Task created”

Add the Todoist trigger to initiate your playbook's actions for newly created tasks.

To do this, click "Add trigger" in your playbook. Select the "Task created" trigger option from the dropdown menu under Todoist. It will enable your playbook to automatically identify newly created tasks and trigger necessary actions.

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

2

Add the “Send DM” step in Slack

Integrate Slack automation into your playbook to ensure that you receive timely updates for newly created tasks.

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

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

3

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 for newly created Todoist tasks without requiring manual intervention.

To activate your playbook, click the toggle button in 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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