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Update Cell with Google Sheets API

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Create a workflow to Update Cell with the Google Sheets API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Update Cell action
    1. Connect your Google Sheets account
    2. Optional- Select a Drive
    3. Select a Spreadsheet
    4. Select a Sheet Name
    5. Configure Cell
    6. Configure Cell Number
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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Update Cell on Google Sheets
Description:Update a cell in a spreadsheet


import googleSheets from "../../google_sheets.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_sheets-update-cell",
  name: "Update Cell",
  description: "Update a cell in a spreadsheet",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    drive: {
      propDefinition: [
      description: "The drive containing the worksheet to update. If you are connected with any [Google Shared Drives](https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9310351), you can select it here.",
    sheetId: {
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({
          driveId: googleSheets.methods.getDriveId(c.drive),
      description: "The spreadsheet containing the worksheet to update",
    sheetName: {
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({
          sheetId: c.sheetId,
    cell: {
      propDefinition: [
      label: "Cell",
    newCell: {
      propDefinition: [
      description: "The new cell value",
  async run() {
    const request = {
      spreadsheetId: this.sheetId,
      range: `${this.sheetName}!${this.cell}:${this.cell}`,
      valueInputOption: "USER_ENTERED",
      resource: {
        values: [
    return await this.googleSheets.updateSpreadsheet(request);


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
Google SheetsgoogleSheetsappThis component uses the Google Sheets app.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
SpreadsheetsheetIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Sheet NamesheetNamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

The A1 notation of the cell. E.g., A1

Cell NumbernewCellstring

The new cell value


Google Sheets uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Sheets account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Sheets and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Google Sheets API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:


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