Asana + Slack

  • 8 February 2021
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Is it possible to send an email to a person only when a task with a specific value in a specific field is created in a project?

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Hi @Alessandro-Berlin 

Below are the available Asana triggers via Zapier.

You likely need to have a Filter as Step 2 in the Zap:

What app would be used to send the email? (e.g. Gmail)

How does Slack come into play?


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Thanks @Troy Tessalone !


This is the use case

  • A team member fills out a form on Asana
  • The Asana form creates automatically a task in a specific project
  • IF the project type is X, then 
    • Option 1: the assignee becomes Y
    • Option 2: Y get an email OR a slack message about the fact that a new task has been created


How do you suggest to proceed?

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Check out Asana Rules:

You may be able to facilitate some of the requirements w/o a Zap.


If using a Zap, will likely need to use a Filter step:


Available Slack actions are here:


Depends on what Email app you’d be using and what the email template is.

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Just checking in to see if you still need help with this?