Using PowerApps In Web Browser

Introduction

This article will help you in learning how to use PowerApps, built by you or shared to you, via web browser.

Note: If you are new to PowerApps, start from here.

Click here to know how to build a cost estimator app in PowerApps, without any code from Azure.

Click here to learn about PowerApps and how to build a normal sample app with the default template available at PowerApps portal.

Click here to share the Apps which have been built by you, or shared to you, from your organization, user group, or by you.

Developer Requirements

  1. PowerApps (corporate account) synced with a cloud storage.
  2. An app that is built by you from the template, from data on an excel sheet, or even, from scratch.
  3. An app that has been created by someone else and shared to you with view permission.
  4. A web browser subjected to the following versions,

    • IE (Internet Explorer 11 or above)
    • Chrome v47 or above
    • Safari Browser on iOS9 or above

Now, start with the below steps, to use PowerApps in a Web Broswer

You have two ways to run PowerApps on a web browser - either start with the PowerApps portal or go with the email link in which a PowerApp has been already shared to you.

Step 1: Goto PowerApps portal and login with your account.

account

Step 2: Select My Apps from the left pane.

My Apps

Step 3: Click on the app which you want to work with. Once you select it, your app will get loaded.

app

When the app gets loaded, select Run on the top right corner which will run your app in the Web Browser.

Run

Now, your app can run on the Web Broswer. Here, the PowerApp gets run on Microsoft Edge browser.

PowerApp

The second way of running your PowerApps on Web Browser

Step 1:
Open your mail on which the PowerApp has been shared, and click on the URL.

Step 2: Open your PowerApps account on the home page of PowerApps portal which is opened. If you have already signed into your PowerApps account, you will be asked to sign in for the Azure AD with your Azure AD credentials.

Exit the App

You can exit from the PowerApp, opened by both the options, by closing the browser or selecting the home icon from the top pane.

Exit