Store all attachments from WhatsApp in Google Drive

Are you tired of searching through your WhatsApp messages for that one photo or important document? With our guide, you can simplify your life by storing all your WhatsApp attachments in Google Drive. Say goodbye to cluttered chats and hello to easy access and organization. Keep reading to learn how to make your digital life more streamlined and efficient.

You can save the files you receive in WhatsApp chats to your Google Drive. If there isn’t already a folder with the contact’s name, we’ll create one for you. Then, we’ll check if there are any files and folders as we go along, and we’ll place each file in the correct folder. This way, everything stays organized.


1. Under “Choose A Trigger”, Click On The “When This Happens…” Dropdown Button

How to integrate WhatsApp and Google Drive

2. Type “New received message”

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3. Click on New Received Message

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4. Under “Choose an Action”, click on the “automatically do this” dropdown button and select any of the Google Drive action.

The reason for this is that the “Find a folder in Google Drive” is not action but a search function on landing page. No worries! We’ll be able to edit this one later.WhatsApp and Google Drive integration

5. For this one, I’ve chosen “Copy File”. Click “Copy File”.

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6. Click on Connect My Apps

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7. Click on Open New Received Message in TimelinesAI

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8. A new window will open allowing you to enter your TimelinesAI Token.

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9. Click on Add a step

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10. Click on Filter…

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11. Click on Choose field…

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12. Click on “Go complete this step”

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13. You’ll then be redirected to the “New received message in TimelinesAI”. From there, click on Account.

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14. Click on Test trigger

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15. Click on Continue with selected record

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16. You’ll then be redirected to Filter setup & testing. From there, click on “Choose field…”

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17. Type “Attachment URL”

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18. Click on “Choose condition…”

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19. Click on “(Boolean) Is true”

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20. Click on “Continue”

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21. Click on Open Copy File in Google Drive

This is the part where we’ll change the “Copy File in Google Drive” to “Find a Folder”.Synchronizing WhatsApp with Google Drive

22. Click on App & event

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23. Type “Find a folder”

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24. Click on Find a Folder…

After doing so, your Action will now be changed from “Copy a File” to “Find a Folder”How to integrate WhatsApp and Google Drive

25. Simultaneously, open a New tab on your browser and head to “Google Drive”.

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26. Click on New

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27. Click on New folder

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28. For this one, we’ll be using “Aijan” as our sample user. Proceed by typing “Aijan”

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29. Click on Create

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30. Afterward, go back to your zapier tab and click on Action

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31. Select Folder Name, required and Type in “Aijan”

This is the for the zap platform to find the folder we created earlier on Google Drive entitled “Aijan”.Select Folder Name, required and Type in "Aijan"

32. Click on Choose value…

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33. Under “Drive”, click on “Choose a value”

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34. Select “My Google Drive”

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35. Click on Continue

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36. Click on Add a step

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37. Click on Path…

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38. Click on Open Path rules for Path A

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39. Click on Choose field…

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40. Click on 3. Find a Folder in Google Drive

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41. Click on “Title Aijan”

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42. Click on Choose condition…

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43. Click on (Boolean) Is true

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44. Click on Continue

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45. Click on “6. Action”

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46. Type “Google Drive”

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47. Click on Google Drive

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48. Type “Upload File”

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49. Click on Upload File…

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50. Click on Continue

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51. Click on Action

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52. Click on Choose value…

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53. Click on My Google Drive

Click on My Google Drive

54. Under “Folder” select the user’s folder you created earlier at Google Drive. For this one we’ll be selecting Aijan.

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55. Click on “File”

Click on "File"

56. Click on “1. New Received Message in TimelinesAI”

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57. Click on “Chat Name Aijan”

Click on "Chat Name Aijan"

58. Click on Continue

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59. Click on Test step

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60. After testing the step, go back to your Google Drive, and click on the user’s folder. In this case its “Aijan”.

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61. You can now verify that the attachment of Aijan has been moved/integrated to your Google Drive.

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62. Now, let’s proceed in configuring Path B. To do this, go back to Zapier and click on “Path rules for Path B”

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63. Click on Choose field…

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64. Click on “3. Find a Folder in Google Drive”

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65. Click on “Title Aijan”

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66. Click on “Choose condition…”

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67. Click on “(Boolean) Is false”

This condition will allows us to create a new folder.Google Drive WhatsApp integration

68. Click on Continue

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69. Click on Continue

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70. Type “Google Drive”

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71. Click on “Google Drive”

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72. Click on “Google Drive”

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73. Type “Create Folder”

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74. Click on “Create Folder…”

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75. Click on Continue

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76. Click on Action

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77. Under drive, click on Choose value…

Under drive, click on Choose value…

78. Click on “My Google Drive”

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79. Click on Folder Name, required

Click on Folder Name, required

80. Select Folder Name, required

Penny is a sample user that I’ve created to present another sample user.Google Drive and WhatsApp integration

81. Click on Test

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82. Click on Test step

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83. After testing the step, go back to your Google Drive, and click on the user’s folder. In this case its “Penny”.

We can successfully say that a new folder was created by testing the Zap command we did above.Synchronizing WhatsApp with Google Drive

84. Next off, we’ll go back to Zapier and duplicate the Upload file action we create earlier. To do this click on “Toggle step menu for Upload File in Google Drive”

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85. Click on Duplicate

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86. Drag highlighted element

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87. Click on Open Copy: Upload File in Google Drive

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88. You can proceed renaming this step to avoid any confusion on your end. To do so, click on the Pen icon beside the title “Copy: Upload File in Google Drive”

This will allow you to edit the current saved name of the zap.How to integrate WhatsApp and Google Drive

89. Type “Upload File in Google Drive”

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90. Click on Continue

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91. Click on Action

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92. Under drive, click on Choose value…

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93. Click on “My Google Drive”

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94. Click on File, required

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95. Click on 1. New Received Message in TimelinesAI

Click on 1. New Received Message in TimelinesAI

96. Click on Attachment Filename attachment.jpg…

This “Attachment Filename attachment.jpg…” file is a sample only that will represent our sample user, Penny.WhatsApp and Google Drive integration

97. Click on Continue

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98. Click on Test step

Click on Test step

99. After testing the step, go back to your Google Drive, and click on the user’s folder. In this case its “Penny”.

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100. Click on Penny…

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101. Click on “attachment.j … .txt…”

You can now verify that the “Attachment Filename attachment.jpg…” has been moved/integrated to your Google Drive folder under “Penny”.Google Drive WhatsApp integration

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