What's new and planned for Microsoft Flow

This topic lists features that are planned to release between April 2019 and September 2019. Previews for some features will start in February 2019.

These release notes describe functionality that may not have been released yet. Delivery timelines and projected functionality may change or may not ship (see Microsoft policy).

When a month is used in the Date column, the feature will be delivered sometime within that month. The delivery date can be any day within that month, not just on the first day of the month.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, see the International availability guide.

AI-enabled experiences

Microsoft Flow will help users across a range of skillsets increase their overall productivity by more easily digitizing processes through expansion of our built-in AI advisors and smart process designers.

Feature Release type Date
Action center for business process flows General Availability May 2019
Copy and paste flow actions General Availability May 2019
Diet designer for all templates General Availability May 2019
Improved Flow checker and remediation steps General Availability June 2019
Deactivate actions in flows General Availability June 2019
Microsoft Learn integration General Availability June 2019
Leverage device signals on mobile devices Public Preview April 2019
Extract structured data from emails, HTML, and PDF Public Preview June 2019

Enterprise-grade governance and compliance

Microsoft Flow will help organizations with data security, application lifecycle management, and supportability.

Feature Release type Date
Analytics enhancements General Availability April 2019
Improved application lifecycle management for flows using Common Data Service General Availability May 2019
Support for guest users in approvals General Availability May 2019
Connect to Azure services from custom connectors General Availability May 2019
Attachments for flow approvals General Availability June 2019
Data Loss Prevention enhancements General Availability June 2019
Increased flow run duration General Availability June 2019
Microsoft Flow US Government – GCC High General Availability June 2019
Support for Azure AD and Office 365 groups in approvals General Availability June 2019

Unified platform across Dynamics 365 and Office 365

Microsoft Flow will help organizations automate and extend processes directly from business and productivity apps like Microsoft Teams, Excel, and OneDrive.

Feature Release type Date
Automated flows can call any Common Data Service action General Availability May 2019
Dynamics 365 applications building features on Flow General Availability May 2019
Flow for SharePoint admin scenarios General Availability May 2019
OneDrive for Business Flow launch panel General Availability April 2019
OneDrive for Business request sign-off General Availability April 2019
Automated flow parity with classic Common Data Service workflows General Availability June 2019
Automated flows support batch operations in Common Data Service General Availability June 2019
Automated flows support change sets in Common Data Service General Availability June 2019
Contextual flows power automation in Microsoft Teams General Availability June 2019
Improved Power BI connector General Availability June 2019
Integrated alert creation in Power BI General Availability June 2019
Seamless flow creation in PowerApps General Availability June 2019
Use Microsoft Flow in OneDrive for consumers General Availability June 2019
Custom controls in business process flows Public Preview January 02, 2019
Design flows in Visio Public Preview March 2019
Word connector supports repeating tables General Availability August 2019