How to create a new folder in Dropbox for each lead coming from new Gmail emails is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Gmail, Dropbox, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create folder” action in Dropbox for each email received in Gmail using
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Create your playbook and set the Gmail trigger as "Email received"

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 up this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "Email received" under Gmail. Then, select the necessary details. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new email received in Gmail and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Create folder" in Dropbox automation

Integrate the Dropbox automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of new folder for each new specific emails received in Gmail.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create folder" automation for Dropbox and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Dropbox 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 Dropbox account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of new folder in Dropbox. Once turned on, it will respond to each specific new email received in Gmail by creating a new folder in Dropbox 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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