How to create new ClickUp tasks from new Google Calendar events

Struggling to keep your task list updated in ClickUp whenever you schedule new events in Google Calendar? Let's streamline your workflow. Discover how to automatically create new tasks in ClickUp from new Google Calendar events with Our guide will walk you through the setup process, ensuring seamless integration and saving you valuable time. Let's get your task management organized effortlessly!
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Create your playbook

Begin by setting up the steps that coordinate between Google Calendar and ClickUp 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 ClickUp task from Google Calendar meeting" and select a relevant emoji, such as 📝, to easily identify it.


Set the Google Calendar trigger as "Event scheduled"

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 "Event scheduled" under Google Calendar automation. Then, select the calendar. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect scheduled events in Google Calendar and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Create task" in ClickUp automation

Integrate the ClickUp automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new task for each scheduled event in Google Calendar.

Select the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create task" automation for ClickUp and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your ClickUp account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to create a task through your ClickUp account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new task in ClickUp. Once turned on, it will respond to a new event scheduled in Google Calendar by creating a new task in ClickUp 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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