How To Save Office 365 Email Attachment To OneDrive With Microsoft Flow

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

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. It makes it practical and simple for line-of-business. The users build workflows that automatically do some business tasks and processes across all applications and services.

Microsoft 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 article links mentioned below.

Connect Office 365 attachment and OneDrive

Here, we can save Email attachments from Office 365 to OneDrive automatically.

Office 365

Office 365 is the brand name Microsoft uses for a group of subscriptions that provide productivity software and related services. For business users, Office 365 also offers service subscriptions for e-mail and social networking services through hosted versions of Exchange Server, Skype for Business Server, SharePoint, and Office Online, integration with Yammer. Login here.

OneDrive

OneDrive is a file-hosting service operated by Microsoft as part of its suite of online services. It allows users to store the files as well as other personal data like Windows settings or BitLocker recovery keys in the cloud. Files can be synced to a PC and accessed from a web browser or a mobile device, as well as shared publicly or with specific people. Login here.

Why we save Email Attachment from Office 365 to OneDrive

Attachments are a pain, especially when there are multiple files attached. Tired of searching through your emails for attachments? You have to manage all the attachments in commonplace to reduce our stress. For that, Microsoft Flow introduces the Flow that saves your Office 365 attachments to OneDrive. As soon as we receive your email, your attachments will automatically appear in your Attachments folder.

It stores them all in one place for easy access. This flow will store all the attachments you receive in your Office 365 inbox to a specific folder in OneDrive.

How to Create a Microsoft Flow for saving Email attachment from Office 365 to OneDrive.

Here, we can connect Office 365 and OneDrive.

Prerequisites

  • Microsoft Account – Corporate ID.
  • Office 365 Account.
  • OneDrive Account.

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

Step 1

Login to www.flow.microsoft.com

 

Here is the dashboard.

 

Step 2

Choose the Templates menu from the menu bar.

Search Office 365 to OneDrive in the search bar and choose "Save Office 365 email attachments to OneDrive Templates".

Now, click on the "Use this template".

 

Step 3

Sign in to Office 365 and give permission to access your accounts

 

Step 4

Next, sign in to OneDrive and give permission to access your account.

 

Now, both are configured, choose "Create Flow".

 

Step 5

The Flow is created successfully.

 

Output

Send an email with attachment to Office 365 mail ID.

 

Now, the attachment alone is saved into the OneDrive (attachments).

 

Attachment

 

The Flow is successful.

 

Summary

I hope you understood how to save the email attachments from Office 365 to OneDrive automatically and how to run it. Stay tuned for more Flow articles.