How do you connect Zapier to Motion.io?

Zapier lets you connect Motion.io to 2,000+ other web services. Automated connections called Zaps, set up in minutes with no coding, can automate your day-to-day tasks and build workflows between apps that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.

Connecting Motion.io to Zapier

In order to start creating Zaps that use Motion.io’s Trigger and Action options, you’ll first need to sign up for a free Zapier account and connect it Motion.io. The steps in this guide will walk you through that process.

After your Motion.io account is connected to Zapier, examples of Zaps you can set up include:

  • Files: Automatically transfer files uploaded in Motion.io to Google Drive, Dropbox, or Office 365.
  • Projects: Create a new project from a template and invite clients to it when a form is submitted.
  • Tasks: Create a task in a Motion.io project after a corresponding task is completed in an external project management tool like ClickUp
  • Forms: Send data from a form submitted in Motion.io to a spreadsheet in Google Sheets
  • Chat: Receive a notification on your phone or send a message to a Slack channel where there is a new chat message in one of your Motion.io portals. 
  • Support Tickets: Send support tickets submitted in Motion.io to an external project management tool or a Slack channel. 

Step 1:

In your Zapier account, select “Apps” in the left-hand sidebar and click “Add Connection.”

In the window that opens, search for Motion.io.

Should you see multiple versions of Motion.io’s Zapier integration, select the version labeled “Latest.” When you do, a window requesting your Motion.io Team ID and API key will open. Leave this window open. 

Image showing the process of selecting Motion.io as a trigger event in Zapier to then connect Motion.io to Zapier.

Step 2:

Log in to your Motion.io account and select “Settings” from the sidebar on the left. 

In the top right corner, click “Zapier Settings.”

Copy your Team ID and Zapier API Key from the modal. 

Image showing how to find your Zapier Key and Motion.io team ID from the settings page of a Motion.io account to connect Motion.io to Zapier.

Step 3:

Paste your Motion.io Team ID plus your Zapier API Key into Zapier authentication window you left open in step #1. 

After adding your Team ID and API Key to Zapier, click ‘”Yes, continue to Motion.io.”

Final thoughts:

And you’re done!

With your Motion.io account connected to Zapier, you can now being creating Zaps that utilize Motion.io’s Trigger and Action options and seamlessly integrate with 1000s of other software applications.

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