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Save attachments into a Dropbox folder, when email arrives

This automation will save attachments of received emails into a specified Dropbox folder.

This is a Bardeen playbook. It's a pre-built automation template you can run in one-click to perform a repetitive task. Get started with our free Chrome extension.

When email received
Trigger
Upload file to Dropbox
Action

How does this automation work?

Bardeen's playbook for automating file management ensures that you never miss an important document in your emails. By saving email attachments directly into Dropbox, this workflow is ideal for professionals looking to enhance their personal productivity or for sales teams who need to keep track of numerous client documents without manual intervention.

Here's how this workflow saves email attachments into a Dropbox folder:

  • Step 1: Monitor for new emails - The workflow initiates when you receive an email, automatically detecting and preparing any attachments for upload.
  • Step 2: Upload to Dropbox - Bardeen then uploads the detected attachments into your specified Dropbox folder, ensuring all your files are stored safely and are easily accessible.
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How to run the workflow

If you find yourself constantly overwhelmed by the tedious task of saving email attachments to the right folder, this automation can simplify your workflow. This automation saves all attachments from received emails to a specific Dropbox folder, saving you time and reducing the risk of losing important files.

It can be especially helpful for busy professionals who receive a large volume of emails with attachments. Instead of manually downloading and saving each attachment, you can let this automation handle the task for you.

The uses for this automation are numerous and can include saving work-related documents, photos, and other attachments that come with your daily email correspondence. By automating this task, you can stay organized and focused on other essential tasks that require your attention.

Overall, this automation can make your email management process more efficient and stress-free. Give it a try and see how it can streamline your workflow.

Let’s set it up!

Step 1: Set up the automation

Click the “Try it” button at the top of this page to get this automation saved.If it’s your first time using Bardeen, you will be redirected to install the extension.

You will be redirected to download the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Dropbox and Gmail.

Bardeen will ask for a Dropbox folder and an optional keyword for subject lines, in case you want to filter by specific text. That’s it!

Step 2: Try it!

Make sure the automation is activated (toggled on).

Whenever you receive a new email with attachments, Bardeen will automatically save those attachments to the Dropbox folder that you specified.

💪 Pro Tip: Pair this automation with our other playbooks like Generate an image from an email brief and save it to Dropbox or Generate an image from an Asana task and save it to Dropbox to save you some precious time! 

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.

You can also find more about how to increase your personal productivity and automate your product development process.

Run this Dropbox automation with Bardeen in minutes.

Available actions & triggers

Apps:
Save attachments into a Dropbox folder, when email arrives
Save attachments into a Dropbox folder, when email arrives
Save attachments into a Dropbox folder, when email arrives
Types:
Both
Actions
Triggers
Send email
Send email
Action
Find Dropbox folders
Find Dropbox folders
Action
Forward email
Forward email
Action
Update email labels
Update email labels
Action
Archive email
Archive email
Action
When email is starred
When email is starred
Trigger
Find emails
Find emails
Action
When label is added to email
When label is added to email
Trigger
When file is added to or modified in Dropbox
When file is added to or modified in Dropbox
Trigger
Reply to email
Reply to email
Action
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