How to create new tasks in Asana for new folders in Google Drive is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Google Drive, Asana, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the AsanaCreate task” action for each Google DriveFolder created” event.
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Add the Google Drive "Folder created" trigger

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

Click "Add trigger" and select "Folder created" under Google Drive. Then, select the specific folder you want to monitor. This trigger will automatically detect all the new folders created in Google Drive to create a new task in Asana.

If this is your first time using a Google Drive integration in Relay, you'll be prompted to connect your Google Drive account.


Add the Asana "Create task" automation

Integrate the Asana automation into your playbook to automatically create tasks in Asana for every new folder created in Google Drive.

Add a new step and select "Create task" from the list of Asana automations.

Connect Asana to Relay if you haven't already, then fill in the mandatory and relevant details. You can reference fields from Google Drive to automatically pass along the right data.


Turn on the playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate Asana task creation from new folders 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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