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Google Cloud Text-to-Speech

The Google Cloud Text-to-Speech modules to convert text or Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) input into audio data of natural human speech.

In order to use Google Cloud Text-to-Speech with Make, it is necessary to have a Google account. If you do not have one, you can create a Google account at You must also have a project created in the Google Cloud Console and billing enabled for the Google project.


Make's use and transfer of information received from Google APIs to any other app will adhere to Google API Services User Data Policy.

Connect Google Cloud Text-to-Speech to Make

To connect your Google Cloud Text-to-Speech account to Make, you will need to obtain the project's Client ID and Client Secret in the Google Cloud Console.

1. Sign in to Google Cloud console using your Google credentials.

2. Click Select a project > new project. Enter the desired project name, and click the create button. You can also select an existing project (and skip creating a new project).

3. Select the project you have created (or an existing project you want to use).

4. Go to APIs & Services > Library.


5. Search and enable the following APIs:

  • Cloud Text-to-Speech API

The desired service option should display as you type. Click on the API/service you want to connect to Make.

6. Click the enable button to enable the selected API. The billing account must be enabled for the project. See the Modify a project's billing settings documentation.

7. Navigate to APIs & Services > OAuth consent screen settings, choose the External option, and click the create button.


You will not be charged when selecting this option!

8. Fill in the required fields as follows:

For OAuth consent screen section:

Application name

Enter the name of the app asking for consent.

For example: Make.

User Support Email

Select your email.

Authorized domains

Developer contact information

Enter your email.

For the Scopes section:

Click the Add or Remove Scopes button to add the required scopes.

Scopes for Google APIs

Add required scopes for the Google service you want to connect to Make.






Google Drive


For the Test Users section (if you are using a GSuite account under an organization):

The Optional Info section is displayed only for non-GSuite users and does not contain any required fields.

This step is required, otherwise you won't be able to establish a connection with Make.

Click the add users button to add the email address associated with the Google account you want to connect with Make.

11. Navigate to Credentials. Click on the + create credentials, and select the OAuth Client ID option.


12. Fill in the required fields as follows, and then click the createbutton to create the application:

Application type

Web application


e.g. Make

Authorized redirect URIs


13. Copy your Client ID and Client Secret and store them in a safe place.

14. Log in to your Make account, add a Google Cloud Text-to-Speech module to your scenario, and click Create a connection.

15. Optional: In the Connection name field, enter a name for the connection.

16. In the Client ID and Client Secret fields, paste the credentials copied in Step 13.

15. Click the Sign in with Google button and select your Google account.

16. The This app isn't verified window may appear. If so, continue to the next step. If not, go to Step 19.

The app = your OAuth client you have created above.

17. Click the Advanced link and then the Go to Make (unsafe) link to allow access using your custom OAuth client.


18. Click Allow twice to grant Make permission.


19. Review the access information and click Allow.

You have successfully established the connection. You can now edit your scenario and add more Google Cloud Text-to-Speech modules. If your connection requires reauthorization at any point, follow the connection renewal steps here.

            To use Google Cloud Text-to-Speech modules, the billing must be enabled for your project. You can enable a free trial via Storage > Storage > Sign Up For a Free Trial.