How to create new Front contacts from Airtable records is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Airtable, Front, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the FrontCreate contact” action for each AirtableRecord added” event.
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Set the Airtable trigger as "New record 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 record added" under Airtable automation. Then, select the table you want to monitor. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new records added in Airtable and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Create contact" in Front automation

Integrate the Front automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new contact for each new record added in Airtable.

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

If your Front 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 Front account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new contact in Front. Once turned on, it will respond to a new record added in Airtable by creating a corresponding contact in Front 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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