Use the power of AI to generate Zaps (Beta)

Easily use the power of AI to help you generate a new Zap. Describe the workflow you want and have a trigger and one or more action steps suggested for you. 

Beta

Both the AI-powered Zap builder and Copilot are beta features. They’re available for use, but still in active development and may change. Sign up to try any of Zapier's new AI features.

 

Copilot AI-powered Zap builder

Copilot

Copilot is an AI-powered chatbot that you can use to help you create a Zap. It’ll create a Zap outline for you, then you can accept one or all of the steps it suggests. If needed, you can continue chatting with Copilot to refine your outline.

  • To begin:
    • At the top of the Zap editor, describe your desired workflow in the prompt box, then click the send icon .
      • This will expand the left sidebar.
    • Or, click the Copilot icon to expand the sidebar.
      • In the prompt box at the bottom of the sidebar, describe your desired workflow.
      • Click the enter/return key on your keyboard or click the send icon  in the prompt box to send your prompt to Copilot.
  • In the chat window, Copilot will suggest a workflow outline.
    • To accept a step, click the plus icon next to the step.
      • If you already have existing steps in your Zap, the numbered step in Copilot will replace the same numbered step in your existing Zap.
    • To select all steps, click Add all steps to Zap.
    • Copilot will prompt you to finish setting up each step.
    • To refine your workflow, continue chatting with Copilot in the prompt box at the bottom of the sidebar.
      • Copilot will suggest new or additional steps or prompt you to provide more clarifying information first.
      • Click the replace step icon ICON to accept a step.
    • To start over, click the clear chat icon .
    • To rate the helpfulness of Copilot’s response:
      • Click the thumbs up icon to give positive feedback.
      • Click the thumbs down icon to give negative feedback.
  • When you accept one or more steps, Copilot will automatically rename your Zap with a descriptive title if it does not already have a name.
Copilot prompt input box

 

Copilot in left sidebar of Zap editor

 

Example

You can enter prompts like:

  • When a customer makes a payment in Quickbooks, find the customer's open deal in Hubspot, then mark it as closed.
  • If someone posts in Discord, send me a notification in Slack.
  • New Google Sheets row > Send Gmail email.
Tip
  • Describe your workflow using plain language like “When X happens, do Y, then do Z.”
    • You do not need to use technical language. 
  • If you know which apps, triggers, or actions you want to use, include those in your prompt for better results.
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