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Google Forms to Slack: Send message to a Slack channel on Google Form Submission

What is Form Director?

Form Director is a G Suite add-on that directs data submitted from Google Forms to applications like Google Docs, Forms, Sheets, Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Email, Trello, Slack, QuickBooks etc.

Installation:

It is available in the G Suite Marketplace and Chrome Web Store. Please check installation instructions to install the add-on.

What is Slack?

Slack is where work flows. It's where the people you need, the information you share, and the tools you use come together to get things done.

Slack is a collaboration hub for work, no matter what work you do. It’s a place where conversations happen, decisions are made and information is always at your fingertips. With Slack, your team are better connected.

Google Forms to Slack: Use Case(s)

> Send message to a Slack channel on Google Form Submission

Google Forms

Send Message on Form Submit

Form Director

Slack

Demo Video: How to send Google Form response to Slack?

Setting up Slack in Form Director


  • Choose Slack from the list of apps

  • Name your service

  • Choose Send Message under services

Configuring Slack

  • Click on "Add to Slack"

Click on Allow to allow Form Director to access your Slack account for reading your Slack Channels and send message as Form Director

  • Choose the channel to send message.

  • Select the required Message Suffix.

List Private Channels

To use private channels with the Slack Integration, you must go into each private channel in Slack and add the Form Director app.

Follow the below instructions to Form Director add the app to a private channel:

Step 1

  • Go to your slack account. Open the private channel that you would like to use with the integration.

  • Locate the "i" in the upper right-hand corner. Click to open the "Details" menu.

  • From there, click on the three-dot menu "More" and select "Add apps":

Step 2

  • Search for "Form Director" to locate the Form Director app. Click "Add" to add the app to your private channel

Step 3

  • The Form Director App will be added in your Private Channel.

Note: You must repeat this process for each private channel that you would like to use with the Slack Integration.

Now your private channel we get listed on Form Director Add-on.

Mapping

  • Click Setup Mapping and setup the mapping.


  • Mapping of form fields to that of app fields is to be done in order to send messages on form submission.


  • Click on the add icon to add new mapping


  • Once you have done mapping you can save the service


  • Note : Mapping should be done between app field and form field of same type.


Notification

  • Notify your audience with success or error notifications.

  • Switch on Send Email to send email during execution.

Email Template

  • Send your own customized emails on form submission to your audience.


Attachment

  • Select the attachment to email from file upload in Google Form.

  • Click Pick Drive Files to attach files to Email.

Finish setting up

  • Save service

You are all set to send message to Slack channels on your Google Form submission

Submit the Form

  • Submit the Google Form

See Slack Channel

  • You can see the message appearing in the selected Slack channel