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Setup Zapier

Automate your shows using Zapier, the easiest way to streamline repetitive tasks.

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Written by Jamie Ashbrook
Updated over a week ago

Zapier is an automation tool to streamline repetitive tasks. Think of it as the middle man between one service to another. Integrated with, Zapier lets you do things like automatically send tracks from Dropbox to your media library.

Before starting, signup to Zapier on the free plan.

Integrate Zapier with

Within your integrations area, select Connect Zapier Account.

Zapier connection in integrations settings.

Then run through the steps to authorise Zapier with

Create a New Zap

There are two options. The first is to create a new zap from scratch; the second is to use a template like adding new files from Dropbox to

For the former, go to your Zapier Dashboard and select MAKE A ZAP.

Create a new zap

Within the trigger, search for the service you'd like to connect to. For example, if you want to transfer new files from Dropbox to, search for 'Dropbox'.

Setup triggers

Once selected, choose your trigger event. In this case, selecting 'New File in Folder' prompts the zap to start.

Setup triggers

Then continue, connect a new Dropbox account, and authorise.

Choose account

On trigger setup, choose the folder you want to use to transfer files from. For example, if you have a folder for DJ mixes titled 'DJ Shows', then every time you upload a file Zapier will fire this event.

Setup triggers

To finish off the trigger, test it. But first, make sure a file already exists in your chosen folder. If successful you should see a confirmation with one of your files displayed.

Test trigger

Now time to setup your action. Just like the trigger, search and select Then choose the event action. In this case, that's 'Upload a track when a new file is added'.

Setup app and event

Choose your connected account. You may be prompted to reauthorise, in which case just allow to continue.

Choose account

Next up, select the following:

  • Select a Station: Choose the station you want to upload tracks too.

  • Upload URL: Choose 'File'.

  • Track Title: Choose 'File Name'.

Setup zap

Finally, test the zap and enable.

Test and enable zap

Check Your Zap Works

Make sure your zap works. As your chosen service, trigger, and action may differ from the example shown here, the following will vary.

But in our case, to trigger the zap we need to add a file in Dropbox.

Dropbox media screen

In Zapier's task history, you can view zaps that have fired. Usage shows each of your zaps and how many times they were used. Task Log shows a running play by play of zaps, even if they're from the same zap.

Dropbox zaps

Please be aware, if you're on the free plan zaps take 15 minutes to run. Higher plans offer shorter wait times.

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