How to get started with Gmail on Zapier

Connect to Gmail on Zapier

Gmail uses OAuth to authenticate your account on Zapier.

  • Log into Gmail to authenticate.
  • Grant Zapier permission to access your account if prompted to.

About Gmail's app

Are self-hosted or cloud-hosted accounts supported? Cloud-hosted accounts only  
Is a paid Gmail plan required? No


Are any special account permissions required? Yes

To send emails from another email address, you must have an alternative email (email alias) set up. Learn more about Gmail's account permissions.

Are there usage limits? Yes

Gmail has a sending limit of 100 recipients per message for emails sent via API. Learn more about Gmail's usage limit.

Are there pagination limits? No  
Do trigger samples use real data from your account or generic data? Real trigger samples  
Are custom fields supported? Yes  
Do update actions overwrite or append to existing data? Not applicable  
Is there any additional info? Yes
  • You can't reconnect your Gmail account after it's created. You must add a new app connection instead.
  • If you see the error "Google cannot give this app access to your account data because Advanced Protection is turned on for your Google Account", this is because Google's Advanced Protection Program is enabled. You must disable it to use the Gmail app.
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