IFTTT is a powerful tool to manage and automate several things in digital life. It helps us to keep a perfect balance between family and work by adopting modern technologies to easily finish the tasks.
We already explained how IFTTT is beneficial for your blogging and social media marketing activities. There are several manual actions involved in both the process. IFTTT will undertake and convert them into automated, reduce your workload, complete the tasks without any further intervention from your side.
In this article, we’ll share 15 best IFTTT recipes for Gmail users to supercharge their email experience.
Our incoming email may contain attachment files. We should download or manually save it to Google Drive to view the content. This recipe avoids such a situation. Whenever a new email comes in with an attachment in Gmail, the attached file will automatically be saved in a folder in Google Drive.
Are you waiting for an important email? Just enter the email address of a specific person and you will get a notification through IFTTT app as soon as his/her email arrives in your inbox.
Do you want to get Gmail related reminders on iPhone? This recipe will create a new entry in iOS reminders app when you star a new message in Gmail.
Do you want to see your to-do list now? Just ask Alexa,”what’s on my to-do list?” and receive your complete to-do list in email.
Star any message in Gmail and save it along with the first attachment to Evernote. Each email will be saved as a new note in the app. Thus you can easily retrieve, read important messages even on the go and add them to your task list for future actions.
Inform your location to Weather Underground service and connect. If there’s a chance of raining in your area tomorrow, You will get a notification email in Gmail.
This applet is exclusively for people in Uthe SA. Just connect your phone with IFTTT service to enable the function. Send an email to your Gmail with #lostphone in the subject or body, IFTTT will call your number to quickly locate the phone.
This is another excellent recipe to quickly manage your projects. Just star a Gmail email and the task will be automatically added to ToDoist.
One more brilliant recipe from Google. It will bring your record keeping to the next level. Whenever you sent an email from Gmail, the applet will record the time sent, names and addresses sent to, subject, content and name of the first attachment to a spreadsheet in your Google Drive.
Enter a specific email address and when you receive a message from it, it will be forwarded to up to other 20 addresses. This applet is great for sharing travel info, receipts, family news and other details that you want to share with a group of people.
11. Gmail to Trello
Whenever you assign labels to incoming emails, it will create new cards on Trello.
Most carriers allow you to text someone by emailing to a specific address and the same method works here. Turn on this applet, set your recipient email address and quickly notify your spouse or others that you’re on the way home in a single tap.
Do you want to quickly share some important photos with friends, family or yourself? Then, this recipe is for you. It lets you send photos to up to 20 recipients using the camera widget.
Each time you receive an email with a specific label, it will add a new event in Google Calendar with the sender email address and subject.
Create a Calendar event using a custom keyword or phrase and configure the applet with the said keyword. When the event is about to occur, the message you specified will be sent to up to five recipients you choose via Gmail.