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Import Zoho CRM Data to Google Sheets


In this guide, we will pull data from the Zoho CRM API directly into Google Sheets, using the API Connector add-on for Sheets.


Before You Begin

Click here to install the API Connector add-on from the Google Marketplace.

Part 1: Connect to the Zoho CRM API

The easiest way to get started with the Zoho CRM API is through API Connector’s built-in integration.

  1. Select Zoho CRM from the drop-down list of applications
  2. Under Authorization, click Connect to Zoho CRM
  3. You will be directed to Zoho and asked to authorize the connection. Click Accept.
  4. You'll now be returned to your Google Sheet, and can verify that your Zoho CRM API connection is active.

Part 2: Pull Data from Zoho CRM to Sheets

Now that we’re connected, let’s pull some data into Sheets.

  1. Under Endpoint, select an endpoint. We'll start with /{module_api_name}, which lets us retrieve data from any of the modules in our account.
  2. Fill in the required module_api_name parameter and, optionally, any optional parameters.
  3. Select a destination sheet, name your request, and click Run.

Part 3: Create a Custom Request

Alternatively, you can create a custom request instead of using API Connector’s built-in integration. When you create a custom request, you add your complete URL into the request URL field and select Zoho CRM from the dropdown OAuth menu.

To easily convert from a preset request to a custom API URL, tick the Add request URL box before running your preset request (under Output options). This will print out your complete API URL, which you can then copy/paste into the request URL field.

Part 4: Handle Pagination

Zoho limits the number of records returned in each request. By default, only 10 records will be returned unless you use the 'page' and 'per_page' parameters as described in their documentation.

In API Connector you can loop through these pages automatically with the pagination handling feature, like this:

  • Pagination type: page parameter
  • Page parameter: page
  • Run until: choose when to stop fetching data

Part 5: API Documentation

Official API documentation:

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