How to send a message in Slack for a new submission received in Paperform

Learn how to set up a playbook to automatically send a message in Slack for every new submission received in Paperform. By configuring this playbook, you ensure that whenever a new submission is received in Paperform, a corresponding message is automatically sent to a specified Slack channel or user. This integration enhances team collaboration and ensures that important information from Paperform submissions is promptly shared and accessible in Slack.
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Add the Paperform "Submission received" 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 "Submission received" under Paperform. Then, select the form. This trigger will automatically detect all the submissions received in Paperform to send a new message in Slack.

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


Add the Slack "Send message" automation

Integrate the Slack automation into your playbook to ensure the message in Slack is promptly sent for every submission received in Paperform. Add a new step and select "Send message" from the list of Slack automations.

Connect Slack to if you haven't already, then fill out the mandatory and relevant details. You can reference fields from Paperform to automatically pass along the right data.


Turn on the playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate sending a new message in Slack for every submission received in Paperfom. Once turned on, it will respond to every submission received in Paperform by sending a new message in Slack 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 sent correctly.

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