How to create a new folder in Google Drive for a newly created Trello list

Want to streamline your file organization process between Trello and Google Drive? This integration provides a simple solution. Whenever you create a new list in Trello, the automatically generates a new folder in Google Drive. It's a seamless way to ensure that your project folders stay synchronized with your Trello boards, making file management a breeze and keeping your workflow organized.
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Create your playbook

Begin by setting up the steps that coordinate between Trello and Google Drive for your workflow.

First, sign up for and go to your dashboard. Click on the "New playbook" button to initiate the playbook creation process.

Name your playbook with a unique title like "Create Google Drive folders for Trello lists" and select a relevant emoji, such as 📝, to easily identify it.


Set the Trello trigger as "New list added"

Every playbook starts with a trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and initiates your playbook's actions.

Click "Add trigger" and select "New list added" under Trello automation. Then, select the board. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect new lists added in Trello and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Create folder" in Google Drive automation

Integrate the Google Drive automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new folder for each new list added to the Trello list.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create 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 creation of a new folder in Google Drive. Once turned on, it will respond to a new list added to the Trello board by creating a corresponding folder in Google Drive 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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