What's new and planned for Power Automate

This topic lists features that are planned to release from April 2022 through September 2022. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released. For more information, go to Microsoft policy.

For a list of the previous wave's release plans, go to 2021 release wave 2 plan.

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 date of release.

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

Cloud flows

Use the new cloud flows features to automate tasks across hundreds of connectors.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Update flows to the latest Microsoft Dataverse connector Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2022 - -
Improved home page experience Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 1, 2022
Resubmit multiple failed runs at once Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 1, 2022
Undo feature in cloud flow designer Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 1, 2022
Simplify how solution-aware flows are shared with Azure AD users Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 14, 2022
Updates for instant flows in canvas apps Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 2022
Restore deleted flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - May 5, 2022
Users can see solution references from the flow details page Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - May 12, 2022
Solution-aware cloud flows are shown in the my flows list Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - May 26, 2022
Solution checker warns if flows do not meet ALM guidelines Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
Microsoft Dataverse connector supports user connections Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
Flow ownership supported for Service Principals Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
Solutions list shows a warning for connection references Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
Connect to other environments from the Microsoft Dataverse connector Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
Environment variable support for all triggers Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2022
View trigger output on the run history screen Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2022
Inform makers about unmanaged layers Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2022
Use environment variables in most triggers Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2022
Push environment variable updates into flows asynchronously Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Aug 2022
Support for Save As for solution-aware cloud flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Aug 2022
Improved Power Automate mobile app for Android Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2022
Remove API request limits through Azure Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 2022 - To be announced

Desktop flows

Use the new desktop flows features to automate tasks on the web or desktop.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Run desktop flows on cloud-hosted machine groups Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 23, 2022 - -
Desktop flow machines and runs - status health, analytics, and error reporting improvements Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 2022 - -
Use credentials from CyberArk in desktop flow connections Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 2022 - -
Ready-made Example desktop flows in Power Automate for desktop to get started easily Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 14, 2022
Physical keyboard interaction in web automation - populate text field on web page Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 15, 2022
UI automation action - hover mouse over UI element in window Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 15, 2022
Maintain the structure of the tabular data at extraction from PDF Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - May 13, 2022
Support all types of clicks in browser automation Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - May 13, 2022
Timeout option for Wait for web page in web automation action Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - May 13, 2022
Display custom form action in Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Feb 21, 2022 - May 13, 2022
Java automation in SWT framework applications Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 29, 2022
Make editing of UI elements more user-friendly Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
More data types for input and output variables Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
Run desktop flows through an external link Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2022
Create data table and array dedicated action Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2022
New option to build flows in Power Automate for desktop recorder Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Aug 2022
Desktop flow details in Power Automate for desktop console Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2022
New Excel action for column auto-sizing Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Aug 2022

Process advisor

Process advisor quickly captures detailed steps for each process in your organization to help you better understand your options to streamline workflows.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Improve cloud flows with process insights Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 2022 - -
Process advisor improved connector recommendations for automate activities Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2022 - -

* You are able to opt into some features as part of early access on January 31, 2022, including all mandatory changes that affect users. To learn more, go to Early access FAQ.

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • Users, automatically: These features include changes to the user experience and are enabled automatically.

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

  • 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 users.

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