Create a Power Automate button without user input

Intermediate
Functional Consultant
Business User
App Maker
Power Automate
Power Platform

Note

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Do you want to create a Power Automate button flow? This module will focus on Power Automate buttons that don’t require user input and run a predefined series of actions.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Create a flow that is triggered by tapping a button.
  • Build the actions to implement the flow.
  • Learn how to use trigger tokens in a flow.
  • Run a button from the mobile app.
  • Test the button flow.

Prerequisites

A basic understanding of Microsoft Power Automate and how to create an event-driven flow and a working mobile device with a Power Automate license. It is also beneficial if the student has already taken the Introduction to using Power Automate buttons module.