How to create an email draft via Outlook when a subscription is paused in Paddle is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Paddle, Outlook, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the OutlookCreate draft” action for each PaddleSubscription status changed” event.
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Set the Paddle trigger as "Subscription status changed"

Every playbook starts with a trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and runs your playbook in response.

To set up this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "Subscription status changed" under Paddle. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect each paused subscription in Paddle and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Create draft" in Outlook automation

Integrate the Outlook automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of an email draft in Outlook when a subscription in Paddle has been paused.

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

If your Outlook 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 Outlook account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of an email draft in Outlook. Once turned on, it will respond to each paused subscription on Paddle by creating an email draft in Outlook 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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