What's new and planned for Power Automate

This topic lists features that are planned to release from April 2020 through September 2020. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released (see Microsoft policy).

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the day of release.

This check mark (This feature is released. ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for general availability.

More intelligent and powerful capabilities for Power Automate makers

The citizen developers of Microsoft Power Platform now have richer capabilities when they are building out business processes inside of Power Automate.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Azure integration with Power Automate Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Apr 19, 2020
Common expressions simplified Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. May 13, 2020
Discover, learn, and create flows with seamless new experiences Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. May 13, 2020
Build AI-infused workflows Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Jun 1, 2020
Automated flows support batch operations in Common Data Service Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Copy and paste in Power Automate is generally available Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Diet designer for all templates Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Interactive adaptive cards Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Microsoft Learn integration Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Power Automate is more accessible Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Running flows from a geofence is generally available Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Support for Azure AD and Office 365 groups in approvals Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Use Power Automate in OneDrive for users Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020

UI automation for applications and websites

Automate repetitive tasks across services and applications using UI flows in Power Automate

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Automate Citrix remote apps and remote desktops Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Jul 14, 2020 - -
Native support for commonly used applications Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2020 - -
Solutioning support for UI flows Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Apr 1, 2020
Advanced editor capabilities Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020
Advanced error handling for UI flows Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020
Automate web-based applications Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Nov 4, 2019 - This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020
Automate Windows applications Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Nov 4, 2019 - This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020
Unattended automation in UI flows Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Mar 2, 2020 - This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020
IME support for UI flows Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020 - This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020
Retry for desktop UI flows Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020 - This feature is released. Apr 2, 2020
Securely save sensitive text Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Jun 1, 2020
Run multiple concurrent UI flows on a single Windows Server device (High-density) Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Jun 28, 2020
Support for loops in UI flow scripts Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Jul 7, 2020

World-class business process capabilities

Power Automate provides world-class business process capabilities for its users that span endpoints and experiences

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Power Automate availability in UAE Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Apr 22, 2020
Power Automate availability in China Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Jun 2, 2020
Contextual flows power automation in Microsoft Teams Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - This feature is released. Aug 23, 2020
Contextual automations in Power BI Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Use business process flows in Microsoft Teams Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2020
Instant flow steps in business process flows are now generally available Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Jun 7, 2019 - Sep 2020

* Some features are available for you to opt-in as part of early access on February 3, 2020, including all mandatory changes that impact end users. Learn more about early access.

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • End users, automatically: These features include change(s) to the user experience for end users and are enabled automatically.

  • Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.

  • End users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their end users.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, see the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and data centers (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform availability page.