Are you curious about how to add new Telegram messages to Todoist as tasks automatically? If so, then this would be the end of your curiosity. In this article, we will provide a step by step guide to integrate Telegram and Todoist.

Add New Telegram Messages to Todoist as Tasks

Pabbly Connect is an integration and automation software that helps you to efficiently transfer data between two or more remote applications. This software is best in the market for automating tasks and very easy to use that even a non-programmer can design the workflow in a snap.

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In contrast with other integration services-

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But before we begin the process, let’s get a little while about both the software and the requirement for the integration. Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging software and application that provides end-to-end encrypted video calling, VoIP, file sharing, and more. Whereas, Todoist is the to-do list & task manager to organize your work that helps businesses to boost productivity as well as organize tasks and set schedules and deadlines on the go.

As we all know that there is no direct integration between Telegram and Todoist. So, we’ll be using Pabbly Connect to instantly add new Telegram messages to Todoist as tasks. Moreover, we’ve also provide a video link below for the same for you to understand the process more accurately.

Besides, you can try the ready-made template of this workflow for free. Merely, click on the ‘Use Workflow’ button below to use it. Additionally, you can look for more apps/integrations by visiting our Marketplace.

Add New Telegram Messages to Todoist as Tasks Workflow

Now, without further ado, let’s move according to plan & follow the step by step procedure to integrate Telegram and Todoist.

Step 1: Sign up to Pabbly Connect

Sign Up

We will begin the procedure to add new Telegram messages to Todoist as tasks by visiting the website of Pabbly Connect and then click on the ‘Sign-Up Free‘ button. On the registration page, either signup using an existing Gmail account or manually fill out the form.

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Step 2: Access Pabbly Connect

Select Connect

Once you have completed the signup process, click on the Connect section in the dashboard to access Pabbly Connect.

Step 3: WorkFlow for Telegram to Todoist Integrations

(a) Start with a New Workflow

Create New Workflow

Start with creating a workflow for your project by clicking on the ‘Create Workflow’ button.

(b) Name the Workflow

Telegram to Todoist Workflow

Now, you need to name the workflow just like in the above-shown image. I named the workflow ‘Telegram to Todoist’, you can obviously name the workflow as per your requirements and needs.

Step 4: Setting Triggers for Telegram to Todoist Integrations

After creating a workflow, you will have to select the application you want to integrate. Using Pabbly Connect, you can integrate any two or more than two applications, create your free account now.

(a) Select Application you want to Integrate

Select Application Telegram

Now, it’s time to select the first application for integration. For this case, we are choosing ‘Telegram Bot’ from choose app section and method as ‘Set Webhook/Watch Updates’.

(b) Connect with Telegram

Connect with Telegram

After this, click on the ‘Connect With Telegram Bot’ button to connect with the Telegram Bot. A window will open up to enter the Token, all you need to do is follow the instructions (help desk) given below the Token section.

Step 5: Connecting Telegram Bot to Pabbly Connect

To connect Telegram Bot with Pabbly Connect, you have to enter the Token in the software, for that, you need to send a message to the BotFather.

(a) Go to Telegram Web

Go to Telegram Web

Further, search for the Telegram Web on Google and select Telegram Web from search results.

(b) Sign in to Telegram Web

Sign in to Telegram Web

Next, sign in to the Telegram by choosing your country and entering your phone number.

(c) Search BotFather

Search BotFather

After you successfully sign in to your Telegram account, search for ‘BotFather’ and start a conversation with the bot by clicking on ‘Start’ icon.

(d) Sending Commands

Sending Commands

Consequently, to generate the Token, you have to send some commands to the BotFather. You can also refer to the instructions given in the Pabbly Connect window.

(e) Give a name to the Bot

Give a Name to Bot

Following, give a name to the Bot (for instance ‘Todoist’) and after it assign a username for your bot as we named it ‘TodoistIntegration_bot’.

(f) Add New Bot

Add New Bot

And eventually, you will get a link for a new bot and Token ID. Click on the link to add a new bot and copy the Token ID.

(g) Paste the API Token

Paste API Token

Subsequently, paste the copied Telegram Token in the Pabbly Connect and hit the ‘Save’ button.

(g) Save and Send Test Request

Save and Send Test Request Telegram

Next, you will see the Webhook URL. Later click on the ‘Save and Send Test Request’ button to create the Webhook automatically to the trigger software, i.e. Telegram.

Once you click on the ‘Save and Send Test Request’ button, the API response is showing with a message that ‘Webhook was set’, so don’t need to paste it in the trigger application.

Step 6: Send a Test Message

To check if this integration is working or not, we have to send a message from Telegram to capture the data.

(a) Capture Webhook Response

Capture Webhook Response

Click on the ‘Capture Webhook Response’ button to check the integration.

(b) Create a New Group

Create New Group

Now, before sending a new message all you have to do is to create a new group in Telegram and add your bot to that group. Click on the ‘Next’ button.

(c) Send a Message

Send Message

Next, send a message to that group but make sure that the bot has to be the admin of that group.

(d) Check and Save Response

Check and Save API Response

After sending a message, head back to the Pabbly Connect window and you will see the API response with the message text. Next, click on the ‘Save’ button.

Step 7: Setting Action for Telegram with Todoist Integrations

To make this Telegram-Todoist integration work, you have to choose an action for your trigger.

(a) Select Application you Want to Integrate

Select Application Todoist

Now in this step, click on the + button below and choose the application that you want to integrate. Here we have chosen ‘Todoist’ to integrate and in the method section select ‘Create a Task’.

(b) Click the Connect Button

Connect with Todoist

After choosing the application click on the ‘Connect with Todoist’ button to move forward a window will open up asking you to enter API Token.

Step 8: Connecting Todoist to Pabbly Connect

To connect Todoist to Pabbly Connect, you have to enter the API token of your Todoist account in the Pabbly Connect dashboard. For this, you have to log in to your Todoist account.

(a) Click on the Token Link

Click on Token Link

To get the API token, click on the given link in Pabbly Connect.

(b) Copy the API Token

Copy the API Token

On clicking the link, an integration page will appear, simply scroll down and copy the ‘API token’ to move further.

(c) Paste the API Token

Paste the API Token

Paste the copied API token in the Pabbly Connect window and then hit the ‘Save’ button.

(d) Map the Fields

Map the Fields

After connecting with your Todoist account, map all the fields quickly like content, project ID, etc.

(e) Save and Send Test Request

Save and Send Test Request Todoist

Once you are done adding up all field data click on the ‘Save and Send Test Request’ button.

(f) Check and Save API Response

Check and Save API Response Todoist

Promptly, check for the API response and at last click on the ‘Save’ button to save the overall workflow.

Step 9: Check the Response in Todoist Dashboard

Check Response Todoist

Here, you can see that the integration was successful and the task has been added to the Todoist account automatically. Now, whenever there will be any new message sent from the same group via Telegram, a new task is automatically created in your Todoist account.

Conclusion –

We hope, now you know how to add new Telegram message to Todoist as tasks. Moreover, it is a one-time process, therefore you don’t have to worry about doing it again and again, so just sit back and relax! By using Pabbly Connect, you can easily avoid repetitive work and enjoy all the unlimited premium applications. Then, don’t wait and get your access by signing up for a free account.

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