Integrating Google Forms and Slack

Send message to Slack channel on Google Form Submission

What is Form Director?

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


It is available in the Google workspace Marketplace

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


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

Setting up Slack in Form Director

Configuring Slack

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

Note: When it takes a long time to load or retrieve channels in Slack, utilizing channel IDs in the integration can help. Instead of relying on the standard channel list, you can directly c specific channels by providing their unique IDs.

How to Find Your Channel Id in Slack

List Private Channels

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

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

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Note:  You must repeat this process for each private channel that you would like to use with the Form Director integration of Google Forms and Slack. 

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



Email Template


Finish setting up

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

Submit the Form

See Slack Channel