Connect a cloud flow to a desktop flow in Power Automate Desktop

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Gateways allow desktop flows to connect to other services and use robotic process automation (RPA) to its fullest potential. This module explains how to use those gateways as a foundation for integrating other technology with cloud flows.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Create a cloud flow.
  • Configure the on-premises data gateway to enable the cloud flow to run the desktop flow on your device.
  • Add the desktop flow to the new cloud flow.
  • Test the new cloud flow.


Basic understanding of Microsoft Power Automate. This module builds from the Build your first Power Automate Desktop flow and the Use input and output parameters modules.