May 1, 2024

How to Connect Apps on Make.com

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Make.com, formerly known as Integromat, is a robust automation platform that allows users to connect apps and automate workflows without the need for coding expertise. By connecting diverse applications, you can create automated processes that save time and reduce manual effort. Here's how you can connect your favorite apps on Make.com:

Step 1: Sign up or Log in to Make.com

If you're new to Make.com, sign up for an account by providing your email address and creating a password. If you already have an account, simply log in to get started.

Step 2: Create a New Scenario

On your Make.com dashboard, click on the "Create a new scenario" button. A scenario is an automated workflow that consists of one or more tasks completed automatically.

Step 3: Choose Your Apps

You'll be directed to the scenario editor. Here, you need to select the apps you wish to connect. Click on the plus (+) button to add your first module, which represents an app or a service. Make.com supports hundreds of popular apps, so you can search for the one you need or select it from the list.

Step 4: Set Up Your Trigger

Every scenario starts with a trigger—a specific event in an app that sets your automation in motion. Choose an app to act as the trigger and configure it according to your needs. For example, you might want a scenario to start every time you receive a new email in Gmail.

Step 5: Connect Your Accounts

After selecting your trigger, you will need to connect your account for that specific app. Click on the "Add" button to link your account and authorize Make.com to access it. You'll need to log in to the account and provide any necessary permissions.

Step 6: Configure the Action Steps

Following the trigger, add actions that will execute once the trigger occurs. These could be creating a task in a project management tool, sending a message, or any other action that Make.com supports. Connect to each app involved and configure its settings for the action you want to perform.

Step 7: Test Your Scenario

Before you activate your scenario, it's crucial to test it to make sure everything works as expected. Click on the "Run once" button to do a test run. Make any necessary adjustments if there are issues.

Step 8: Activate Your Scenario

Once testing is complete and you're happy with the workflow, turn your scenario on by toggling the switch in the bottom-left corner of the editor. Your scenario will now run automatically according to your configurations.

By following these steps, you can successfully connect and automate your apps on Make.com. Keep experimenting with different combinations of apps and triggers to fully optimize your workflows and boost your productivity.