Zapier is an online automation tool that connects with more than 3000 apps such as Gmail, Slack, Mailchimp, and much more. By connecting apps, you can automate repetitive tasks by setting triggers and actions that follow, nandbox messenger’s integration with Zapier will allow Zapier’s bot to detect any post published on your channel and automatically publish it on any app you choose:
- Zapier’s bot can tweet it on Twitter.
- Send it as a message to a Slack group.
- Send it as an email to your Gmail.
- Publish it as a post on your Facebook.
- There are many more apps that you can choose from!
Below is a step-by-step guide to nandbox messenger integration with Zapier:
1.) Create an account on Zapier.
2.) From the side menu, click on Zaps.
3.) Click on Make a New Zap.
4.) Search for nandbox messenger.
5.) Choose the trigger: New Post in Channel.
6.) Sign in to nandbox messenger.
You will be asked for an API key.
7.) To get the API key, open nandbox messenger from your mobile phone, and tap the search icon.
8.) Search for Zapier and select the Zapier bot.
9.) Tap Start.
10.) Next, type /apikey in the chatbox and tap send.
11.) A key will be generated, copy the key.
12.) Now paste the key and click continue.
13.) Next, you need to make the Zapier bot an admin in your channel.
14.) From your mobile phone, open nandbox messenger, open your channel and tap on the channel.
15.) Tap on Invite Administrators.
16.) Search for Zapier.
17.) Select the Zapier bot and tap the tick at the top of the screen.
18.) Next, tap on the Zapier bot.
19.) Tap the chat button.
20.) Type /add
21.) Zapier will confirm that it has been added as an admin.
22.) Now go back to the Zapier website, you should find your channel in the trigger options, select it, and continue.
23.) Next, Zapier will ask you to test the trigger, make sure that you already have a post published on your channel.
24.) Zapier will detect a published post on your channel.
25.) Next, you can choose different actions from multiple apps.
26.) Select your app, and select the action within the app.
27.) Set up the action, you have the option to include three sets of data:
1.) Message date: In which the time and date of the message will be included.
2.) Text: The raw text that was included in the message.
3.) File URL: If there was a picture included in the message, it will be displayed as a URL.
28.) You can also manually include text in the message.
29.) If you want to attach the image in the message, you can include ‘File URL’ in the Attach Image By URL section.
30.) Click test and continue.
31.) Finally, click turn on zap, now your nandbox messenger integration with Zapier is completed!
You can also set any app as the trigger and nandbox messenger as the action.
Setting up nandbox messenger as the action:
1.) Set the trigger from the different apps available on Zapier.
2.) In the action section, search for nandbox messenger.
3.) Choose to create a post in a channel.
4.) Choose your nandbox account.
5.) Select your nandbox channel.
6.) Set up the action.
7.) Click test and continue.
8.) Finally, turn on the zap!