Notifications using Hangouts Chat bot

When you configure a subscription, you can choose to receive notifications via email and/or using Hangouts Chat bot. If you choose Hangouts Chat bot notifications, you need to do a few extra steps to configure it.

First, check the Hangouts Chat bot option in your subscription settings

Selecting Hangouts to receive DriveWatcher alerts

Then, go to chat.google.com, create a room and click on «Add people & bots».

Add people and bots in Hangouts to receive notifications

A new window pops up, where you can search the DriveWatcher bot. Select it and click on «Send».

Add DriveWatcher bot to Hangouts

Now you have added the DriveWatcher bot to your room. It will guide you to configure your subscription to notify in that room. If you write «@DriveWatcher set», the bot shows you all the subscription you have configured with notifications in Hangouts Chat bot. Then you just need to click on «Select this», and you will start receiving your notifications in the room!

Select what you want to be notified about in Hangouts

Take a look to the whole process in this video: