Google implemented changes to their API ecosystem that impacted the Gmail applet on both IFTTT and Zapier This guide is no longer possible as a result of these changes and should not be followed.

If you do not already have an Adafruit IO account set up, head over to to link your account to Adafruit IO.

We need to create a new feed to hold data for the incoming emails. Navigate to the feeds page on Adafruit IO. Then click actions -> create new feed, and name this feed gmail

We're also going to need our Adafruit IO username and active key. Navigate to your profile and click the View AIO Key button to retrieve them. Write them down in a safe place, we'll need them for later.

Now that Adafruit IO is all set up, let's link IFTTT to your Gmail account.

This guide was first published on Aug 22, 2018. It was last updated on Jun 07, 2024.

This page (Adafruit IO Setup) was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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