How to automatically share a Google Drive folder for a newly added record on Airtable is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Google Drive, Airtable, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the Google DriveShare folder” action for each AirtableRecord added” event.
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Create your playbook and set the Airtable trigger as "New record added"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and responds to your playbook.

To set upan this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "New record added" under Airtable. Then, select the relevant tables. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the newly added record in Airtable and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a Airtable integration in, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.


Add the "Share folder" in Google Drive automation

Integrate the Google Drive automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt sharing of the Google Drive folder when a new record has been added on Airtable.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Share folder" automation for Google Drive and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Google Drive account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Google Drive account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the sharing of a Google Drive folder. Once turned on, it will respond to each newly added record in Airtable by sharing a Google Drive folder without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are being sent correctly.

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