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Connect form with Gmail

Use Gmail integration in Aliveforms

Connect with Gmail in Aliveforms

Aliveforms allows to easily connect forms with Gmail by integrating Gmail to send emails upon form submission.


  • Connection of platform Google created. Learn how to create.
  • If using service account in connection then service account should have Gmail API enable and domain wide delegations enabled.

Create new Gmail Integration

  • To create new Gmail integration in Aliveforms, Either click on New Integration from dashboard or browse Integrations and click New button.
 * Select `Gmail Integration`

Setup in Aliveforms

In Aliveforms Integration Editor, Gmail integration setup requires

  • Connection
  • Template
  • collection Tags


  • Start by selecting connection from dropdown. If you have not created one, create new.

Selecting form helper for template format

From form dropdown, you can select the form to autocomplete collection index template format.

Email Template

This is to body of email that will be sent. You can use text and collection index to make dynamic content.

Collection Index In form, the screen those are marked collectable, they have index. form example

Screen Index Screen Collectable Collection Index
0 Welcome (info) No
1 Email (text input) Yes 0
2 Ok (info) No
3 Name (text input) Yes 1
  • Email is [[COLLECTION.0]]
  • Name is [[COLLECTION.1]]

If screen in Compound screen e.g. Contact, Address, Compound Inputs, Dynamic List, it is required to provide sub index, For example

Screen Index Screen Collectable Collection Index
0 Welcome (info) No
1 Contact (contact input) Yes 0
  • Email is [[COLLECTION.0.3]]
  • Name is [[COLLECTION.0]] [[COLLECTION.1]]

Collection tags

Collection tags are to configure dynamic information for the integration.

In Gmail Integrations, there are 3 collection Tags SUBJECT The subject of email. it can be text or dynamic input from collection tag.

TO It is to whom email is sent. It can be visitor email or your own to get notification. It can be text or dynamic input from collection tag. it must be in format Name<username@domain.ext>

FROM It is from whom email is sent. It should be your email. It can be text and must be in format Name<username@domain.ext>

Save the integration

Click on Save icon to save the integration data.

Connect form with Gmail

  • Edit the form where you want to use Gmail.
  • Open Integrations settings.
  • Select your Gmail integration and click apply.
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