Google Mail
Dropbox
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Copy all email attachments to a Dropbox folder

This playbook will copy all attachments from an email into a Dropbox folder.
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Find emails
Action
Upload file to Dropbox
Action

How does this automation work?

Bardeen's playbook automates the task of copying email attachments directly to Dropbox, offering a seamless solution for file management. This workflow is especially valuable for professionals who frequently handle document attachments and need to ensure they are stored securely and accessible across devices. By reducing the manual work of downloading and uploading files, you can save time and maintain better organization of your digital assets.

Here's how this workflow efficiently transfers email attachments to a Dropbox folder:

  • Step 1: Find Emails - The Google Mail integration searches for emails based on your inputs, focusing on those with attachments that need to be copied to Dropbox.
  • Step 2: Upload to Dropbox - Bardeen then takes each identified attachment and uploads it directly to your specified Dropbox folder, streamlining your file management process.
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How to run the workflow

Manually downloading and saving email attachments to your computer or cloud storage can be a tiring and repetitive task. Well, you're in luck!

This automation will automatically copy all attachments from an email directly into a designated Dropbox folder.

With this automation, you can eliminate the hassle of time-consuming and tedious manual tasks involved in downloading and saving email attachments and streamline your workflow.

This is especially useful for those who frequently receive email attachments and need a quick and efficient way to organize and access them. Additionally, it can be helpful for businesses that need to process a large volume of attachments regularly, such as invoices, receipts, and contracts.

So, if you're looking for a hassle-free way to manage your email attachments, this automation is definitely worth checking out!

Let’s set it up!

Step 1: Pin the playbook and integrate Dropbox and Gmail.

First, click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to save this automation. You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Dropbox and Gmail.

Click on the playbook card, and the setup flow will start. Bardeen will ask you to choose an email with the attachments that you want to save and a Dropbox folder for the attachments.

Click on “Save Input” and checkmark Dropbox. This will save you time in the future. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook. 

Step 2: Run the playbook

Press Option + B on Mac or Alt + B on a Window machine on your keyboard to launch Bardeen.

Click on the playbook card and run the playbook. It will copy all attachments from an email into a Dropbox folder.

You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.

Find more Dropbox integrations, Gmail integrations, and Dropbox and Gmail integrations.

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Available actions & triggers

Apps:
Copy all email attachments to a Dropbox folder
Copy all email attachments to a Dropbox folder
Copy all email attachments to a Dropbox folder
Types:
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Actions
Triggers
Find email thread from current page
Find email thread from current page
Action
When label is added to email
When label is added to email
Trigger
When email received
When email received
Trigger
Update email labels
Update email labels
Action
When email is received
When email is received
Trigger
Archive email
Archive email
Action
Reply to email
Reply to email
Action
Upload file to Dropbox
Upload file to Dropbox
Action
Send email
Send email
Action
Forward email
Forward email
Action
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