Test Zap steps

When you create a Zap, you should test each step of your Zap, including your trigger and all action steps. When you test a step:

  • Zapier will create a test record in the Zap.
  • You can ensure the step is set up correctly by reviewing the data in your test record:
    • Within the editor.
    • Within the app you used in that step.
  • You can send the data from your test record to any subsequent step by mapping fields.

Learn more about setting up your trigger and action.

Test a trigger step Test an action step Test all steps

Test a trigger step

  • Click the Test tab to expand it.
  • Click Test trigger. Zapier will retrieve data from your trigger app and display it as a test record.
  • Select a test record.
  • (Optional) Change your test record if you need a different record, or want to modify a test record.
  • Click Continue with selected record.

Re-test a trigger step

If there are issues testing your trigger, Zapier will show an error message in the Test tab. Zapier may also prompt you to re-test your trigger if you update it or change the connected app account.

  • Fix any errors in previous sections of the trigger step.
  • Click the Test tab to expand it.
  • Click Find new records to retrieve new trigger data.
  • Select a test record.
  • (Optional) Change your test record if you need a different record, or want to modify a test record.
  • Click Continue with selected record.

Learn how to troubleshoot your trigger if your trigger test fails or Zapier cannot find a trigger event.

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