Create Flow For SharePoint Online List

In this article I would like to share the steps to create flow for SharePoint list.

In this article I would like to share the steps to create a flow for SharePoint lists.

What is SharePoint Flow?

  • Flow is used to set up the workflows for SharePoint online lists and libraries
  • Using flows, we can automate some of the tasks between SharePoint and other office 365
  • There are lots of templates available in the flow, and some of the templates are here:

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Follow the below listed steps to Create Flow in SharePoint List,

Step 1

Open your SharePoint Site

Step 2

Then open the list from the SharePoint site contents

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Step 3

On the SharePoint list click on the flow option from the command bar,

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Step 4

On the drop down select “Create a flow”, on the left side you will get the template as shown below:

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I’ve selected “Send customized email when a new SharePoint list item is added”

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Step 5

When you click on the send a customized email, you will be redirected to flow.microsoft.com. If you have permission you will have to use the continue button to proceed further,

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Step 6

I’m using default template without customizing anything , once you have done your changes click on “Save” button.

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You can check what flows are associated with your list using “See your flows” option on the List

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Finally, you will get the mail when you added the item in the List.

Summary

In this article we have explored how to create a flow in SharePoint list and how to send an email when adding the data in list using the Flow. Happy learning.