Summary: Connecting to Google Drive allows you to automate workflows using files in your Google Drive. Once you are connected to Google Drive, you can use our Zibots to create automation flows.

Where is the feature applied? To connect to Google Drive, you need to click on the Connect tab, open the Cloud storage menu, and then click on Connect Cloud Storage before selecting Google Drive from the list

Connecting Ziflow with Google Drive


How does it work?

When you click on Google Drive, Ziflow will walk you through the connection process to add a Google Drive account.

Step 1: If you already have a Google account, simply select the Google Drive account you wish to use from the drop-down or choose another account and sign in.

Authenticate Ziflow to access Google Drive


Step 2: You will be asked if you allow Ziflow to view and manage files on your Google Drive. Click Allow to proceed.

Allow Ziflow to access file in your Goggle Drive storage

You're done … you should now see your Google Drive account listed inside your Connections area.

Google Drive in a cloud storage list

If you desire, you can rename the Google Drive account to something else inside Ziflow. Eg. Production files.

Renaming Google Drive connection

Additional information:

  • Now you have added cloud storage to your Ziflow account, you can start using the workflow automation tools. Use the Zibots to build Flows to automate tasks.

  • As shown below, you can also add Dropbox or Google Drive connections while adding a new flow.

    Add Dropbox or Google Drive connections while adding a new flow

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