Receive Push Notifications for Google Forms on iPhone and Android Phone

The Google Kind Notifications add-on sends the shape knowledge in an electronic mail message every time a respondent submits your Google Kind. The add-on may also ship automated emails to type respondents as quickly as they full your Google Kind.

The e-mail notifications add-on for Google Types may also ship push notifications to your cellphones and tablets as effectively. Meaning when respondents full and submit your on-line Google Kind, you’ll immediately get a real-time notification (pattern) in your iPhone or Android cellphone.

The wealthy push notifications in your cellular can embody solutions from the Google Kind in addition to a hyperlink to the submitted type so you possibly can view the shape solutions in your cellular gadget straight.

A quick response time is a key to success, particularly in areas like customer support and shutting gross sales leads, and cellular notifications will make sure that your vital type entries are by no means misplaced within the day by day deluge of emails.

Setup Cell Notifications for Google Types

It takes a couple of straightforward steps (video tutorial) to stand up and working.

  1. Set up the Electronic mail Notifications for Google Types from the Google add-on retailer.
  2. Set up the IFTTT cellular app in your Android or iPhone. It’ll work on the iPad and Android tablets as effectively.

Subsequent, we have to create a connection between our Google Kind and the IFTTT app in order that cellular notifications are triggered on the cell phone instantly after the shape is submitted.

1. Configure IFTTT

Open ifttt.com in your desktop and create a brand new applet. Select the Maker Webhooks service for if-this situation and choose the “Obtain an online request” set off. Set the Occasion identify because the identify of your Google Kind.

For if-this-then-that motion, select Notifications because the service and select both “Ship a notification from IFTTT app” or “Ship a wealthy notification”. Select the latter if you wish to embody the shape response URL within the notification that may straight view on the cell phone.

On the following display, put within the Title discipline, for Message and for Hyperlink URL. Click on the “Create Motion” button after which press “End” (that is vital) to make your IFTTT applet dwell.

2. Configure Google Types

Open any Google Kind, go to the Add-ons menu, select Electronic mail Notifications after which choose Cell Notifications. Enter the Occasion identify, the IFTTT key, and the notification textual content. You may put any within the textual content and these can be changed with precise values stuffed by the person.

That’s it. Click on the Check button to check the connection between the shape and your cell phone. If it really works, click on Save to allow cellular notifications.

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In case you have a number of Google Types, it is advisable to create separate IFTTT applets for every type and the occasion identify must be distinctive for every applet.

Internally, when somebody submits your type, the Google Addon triggers and sends an online request to the IFTTT service which in flip pushes the notification to your cellular gadget.

Troubleshooting Cell Notifications

  • Be sure that your cellular is related to the Web.
  • The occasion identify within the applet ought to match the occasion identify within the type configuration.
  • You might be logged into the IFTTT app in your cell phone.
  • Verify the exercise log to make sure that notifications are getting despatched.