Connect Zendesk to Google Sheets (Easiest Way in 2023!)
In this article we will show how to connect Zendesk to Google Sheets using the Zendesk data connector and with Lido. Simply follow the steps below.
Connect Zendesk To Google Sheets Using the Data Connector
1. Install Zendesk Connector add-on
In Google Sheets, click Extensions in the File Menu. A drop-down list will appear. Select Add-ons. Another drop-down list will appear. Select Get add-ons.
A box labeled Google Workspace Marketplace will appear.
The add-on you need is called Zendesk Connector. You can find it by searching for ZendeskConnector using the search bar in the Google Workspace Marketplace.
Click Zendesk Connector from the results. You will be brought to a description page for the app. Click Install.
When you click Install, a small box will appear telling you that Zendesk Connector needs your permission in order to start installing. Click CONTINUE.
A new tab or window will be loaded, asking you to choose the Google account where you want to install the add-on. Click the account where you want it to be used.
The list of permissions will be loaded next. Click Allow if you are ok with the listed permissions.
The tab or window will close after this, and a small box with the message Zendesk Connector has been installed! Will appear. Click Done.
2. Load Zendesk Connector add-on
To load the add-on, click Extensions, then select Zendesk Connector. A short drop-down list will appear; click Open.
The Data Connector for Zendesk sidebar will appear.
3. Authorize the Add-on to Access Your Zendesk Subdomain
The sidebar shows a single action you can do, and it is to enter your Zendesk subdomain. Just enter it, then click Authorize.
After clicking Authorize, a small box will appear, showing a link labeled Click here to open authorization window. Click it.
A new tab or window will load, asking you whether you want to allow the add-on to access your Zendesk account. Click Allow.
A message will appear telling you that the process has been successful. Close the tab or window.
4. Load the Data from Zendesk
We can now finally load data from Zendesk. You get several options:
Search - search for data to load from Zendesk to Google Sheets
Load - load previously saved search
Tickets - List the tickets (Zendesk is designed for handling customer service tickets)
Metrics - List metrics data
Refresh - Refreshes loaded query
As a start, we click Search. We will then be asked to select the search type and the fields to load. For the Select search type, we select Tickets. For Select fields,
If you are looking for specific tickets, you can add the keywords on Search by search terms. You can add filters as well and additional options, but for now we will keep them in their defaults.
Once you are done, click Load Data from Search.
After some time, the tickets will now be listed!
Feel free to explore the functionality of the Zendesk Connector in Google Sheets to get the best results you want!
Connect Zendesk To Lido
At lido we make it even easier to import data from any platform in just a few clicks. In the steps below we will show you why Lido is the fastest way to import zendesk to a spreadsheet.
1. Click Connect Data, then Select Zendesk
The Connect Data button is located in the upper-left corner of the spreadsheet, just under the Lido logo.
A box labeled Add Data will apear, listing the sources of data that you can import to Lido. Select Zendesk.
2. Authorize Lido to Access Your Zendesk Data
You will be asked to name your connection (this is to help you identify the connection you make if you do it multiple times with Zendesk) and the Zendesk subdomain you use. Supply both, then click Connect with Zendesk.
A new tab or window will be loaded. You will be asked: Allow Lido Integration for Zendesk to access your Zendesk account? Click Allow.
The tab will be closed, and you will get the Successfully connected to Zendesk message within the Add Data box. Click Next.
3. Select Data to Import
Lido will read your Zendesk databases for the data available. You can select the database table to load by clicking the drop-down list on the upper-left of the box.
Afterwards, you can also select the columns to include by ticking the checkboxes besides the column labels.
Once you are done, click Add Data.
The data is now loaded to your Lido spreadsheet! You can now analyze the data to get meaningful business insights.
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