How to automatically send Slack direct messages whenever tasks are completed in Todoist is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Slack, Todoist, and many other apps.
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Set the Todoist trigger as “Task completed”

Add the Todoist trigger to initiate your playbook's actions whenever tasks are completed.

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

If you still need to connect your Todoist 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 on completed 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, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Ensure 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 whenever tasks are completed in Todoist 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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