How To Notify Me When A Cognito Forms Entry Is Submitted With Microsoft Flow

This article helps you to learn how to Notify me when a cognito forms entry is submitted using Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow

Microsoft Flow is a cloud-based service. It allows us to react to an event in one service and do something with the data from that event into another service. The users can build workflows that automatically does some business tasks and processes across applications and services.

It helps us to monitor all our workflow with the help of a great cloud solution called “Microsoft Flow”. Before reading this article, please go through some important articles mentioned below.

Cognito

Cognito Forms is a free online form builder that makes it easy to create sophisticated responsive online forms to collect information and payments from your customers.

Quickly build your forms through our amazing drag and drop for designer, publish via a link or embed code for your site, and manage entries and payments stored securely by Cognito in Azure cloud servers.

Login to Cognito here to learn more.

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft Account – Corporate ID.
  • Cognito Account.
  • Mail Account

Follow the below steps to build a Flow using a template.

Step 1

Sign in to Cognito Forms account.

https://www.cognitoforms.com/

 

Create a form

 

Build the Form with Controls.

 

Using the Cognito Tool Box we can design our Forms

 

Design the Forms

 

After Designing, we click on the publish menu. There, we copy the URL link and paste it in another tab to publish the form

 

Step 2

Log in to www.flow.microsoft.com. Then Choose the Templates menu from the menu bar. And Search "Cognito Forms" in the search bar and choose “Get a push notification when a cognito Forms entry is Submitted" template.

 

Now, click on the "Use this template" button.

 

Step 3

Sign into Cognito Forms and give it permission to access your accounts.

 

Step 4

Sign into Notification and give it permission to access your accounts.

 

Step 5

After all of these get configured, click on the "Continue" button.

 

Step 6

Next, let us configure the flow.

 

Now, choose the form name and add the Form

Now, we choose the Text, Link and Link Label for notification

 

The final Flow should be like this. Click on "Save Flow" ant the Flow is created.

 

Output

Fill out the Form.

 

Form Recorded.

 

Notification sent to Gmail.

 

Open the Mail and click the link. It navigates to the Cognito Entries



Here is the history of the flow.

 

Summary

I hope you understood how to notify me when a cognito forms entry is submitted using Microsoft Flow automatically. Stay tuned for more Flow articles.