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Get File Content

This action will let you read the content of a Google Drive file such as Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides.


  1. Name - By default, it is prefilled by the name of the action. You can change it based on your preferred action name.
  2. Connection - Your selected Google Drive connection. Note that you have to select the connection where you have access to view, edit, create, or delete files.
  3. File - The file where the content will be read or get from.

Demonstration on how to use it in a flow

  1. Drag and drop the Get File Content action into the flow.
  2. Click the gear icon to open its settings. Google Docs Template
  3. Click the Connection dropdown list and select a particular Google Drive connection Google Docs Template Google Docs Template

    Or you can set up a new Google Drive connection by clicking the “Add Connection” icon. Google Docs Template

  4. Select the file where you want to read its content. To do it, click the “Google Drive” icon on the File field.

  5. Navigate to the file then select it.
  6. Click the “Select” button. Google Docs Template Google Docs Template


Upon executing this flow, the content of the Google Docs file Contract will be read. You can use the data that will be read from this action to insert into a file or modify by using it in another action.