We prepared this step-by-step tutorial with screenshots on how to convert Email (email parser by Zapier) to PDF and upload it on your Google Drive using Zapier. This is to automatically convert any emails received from your specific mailbox into PDF and upload them directly to your Google Drive.
Email that we’ll be using in this tutorial.

Screenshot of the Source Email
Screenshot of the Source Email

Quick navigation:

Step 1: Make a Zap

Start by clicking on Make a Zap! at the top-right corner of your Zapier dashboard.

Step 2: Select App Event

Under “Trigger” you can see App Event, search and select Email Parser by Zapier from the list of apps.

Choosing the Trigger App Event

Step 3: Trigger Event

Under Trigger Event select New Email. This way every time there’s a new email to your mailbox, it will trigger this Zap.

Choosing the Trigger Event New Email

Step 4: Connect Your Zapier Account

Select or connect your Email Parser by Zapier account.

Choosing an Email Parser by Zapier account to be used

Step 5: Setup Trigger

Under Setup Trigger choose your specific mailbox to where the emails will be sent to.

Choosing a mailbox where the emails will be received

Step 6: Test Trigger

Click Test Trigger. After running a successful test, click continue.

Testing the trigger if it is setup correctly

Step 7: Select PDF.co from Apps

Since we’re done with our trigger event, let’s move on to the action event. Under “Action” you can see App Event, search and select PDF.co from the list of apps.

Choosing PDF.co as the Action App Event

Step 8: Select Action Event

Under Action Event select Anything to PDF Converter. Anything to PDF Converter as the name suggests can convert anything into PDF, e.g. URL, HTML Code, spreadsheets, images, etc.

Choosing Anything to PDF Converter as the Action Event

Step 9: Connect Your PDF.co Account

Select or connect your PDF.co account to Zapier. You can get your API key by clicking here.

Connecting PDF.co account to Zapier

Step 10: Set Input Type

Under Set up action set the Input Type to Raw HTML Code.

Choosing Raw HTML code as the input type

Step 11: Set the Value

Under Input set the value to Email Body Plain.

Choosing Email Body Plain as the Input

Step 12: Set the Name

Set the Name, then hit continue.

Setting the name for the Output PDF file

Step 13: Test & Review

On the Test action step click TEST & REVIEW. Once the test returns as successful, add another action by clicking the + (plus) sign.

Test & review that action if it is working correctly and adding another action

Step 14: Select Google Drive from Apps

After adding another Action search and select Google Drive from the list of apps under App Event.

Choosing Google Drive as the other action app event

Step 15: Upload File

Under Action Event select Upload File.

Choosing Upload File as the action event

NOTE: If you are not a Google Drive user, you can use a different cloud storage service such as Dropbox, OneDrive, etc., and look for a similar Action Event.

Step 16: Connect Your Google Drive Account

Select or connect your Google Drive account to Zapier.

Connecting Google drive account to Zapier

Step 17: Choose My Google Drive

Under Set up action choose My Google Drive.

Choosing My Google Drive as the drive to be used

Step 18: Choose the Folder

Choose the folder where you want the output file to be uploaded.

Choosing the desired folder where the files will be uploaded

Step 19: Choose the PDF.co Option

For your file choose the PDF.co option then click URL.

Selecting the PDF.co URL option as the File

Step 20: Click Test & Review

On the Test, action step click TEST & REVIEW.

Testing the action if it is setup correctly and working just fine

Step 21: Turn Your Zap On

Once the test returns as successful you can then TURN YOUR ZAP ON. Give your Zap a name by editing the Name your zap text located at the upper-left corner of your screen.

Here’s what the output looks like:

GIF showing the Output File
GIF showing the Output File