How to create new Outlook Calendar events to discuss new Jira urgent issues. is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Jira, Outlook Calendar, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create event” action in Outlook Calendar for each issue added in Jira using
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Create your playbook and set the Jira trigger as "New issue added"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your 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 "New issue added" under Jira. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect each newly created issue in Jira and initiate necessary actions.

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


Add the "Create event" in Outlook Calendar automation

Integrate the Outlook Calendar automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new event for each new urgent issue added in Jira.

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

If your Outlook Calendar 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 Calendar account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new event for each new issue added. Once turned on, it will respond whenever a new urgent issue is added in Jira by creating a new event in Outlook Calendar 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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