Trello for Google Hangouts Chat

Trello for Hangouts Chat lets you send custom alerts to Chat rooms for activity on Trello boards, lists, and cards. Alerts can be sent from any of your Trello boards to Chat rooms via the Hangouts Chat Power-Up. Plus, alerts can be tailored specifically to the room you are sending them to, making sure that your team is always aware of the activity that matters most. 

Note: @Trello bot is available for Hangouts Chat but not for classic Hangouts. You can read more about the differences in their features here.


First, in any room you’d like to add Trello alerts to, type @Trello to mention the @Trello bot. This will bring the bot into your room.

The Trello bot will direct message you asking for authorization.

Follow the steps to authorize Chat with your Trello account.Select the board from the dropdown menu you’d like to enable the Chat Power-Up on.

Once enabled, click the button to go to that board and then click the Hangouts Chat Alerts Power-Up button in the top right corner of the board.

Select a room or direct message to send alerts to and the actions you’d like to receive alerts for. To include more room options, invite the Trello bot to more rooms by @ mentioning Trello. 

Note: In order to use Trello for Google Hangouts Chat on a board there must be an available Power-Ups slot for the Hangouts Chat Power-Up to be enabled. To learn more about enabling Power-Ups, click here.