Power Automate - Scheduled Cloud Flow

Introduction

Power Automate is a cloud-based solution provided by Microsoft to automate manual tasks without any human interventions.

There are 5 different types of flow in Power Automate,

Let us learn about Scheduled cloud flow, I am taking the example of Time Sheet Reminder.

REQUIREMENT

Every Friday 10.00 am mail has to trigger to submit a timesheet for that week.

STEP 1

Choose Schedule cloud flow.

STEP 2

Provide the details such as,

  • Provide flow name
  • Choose start date and time
  • Repeat every - is number of times in a week/month/minute/day/hour/second
  • Choose the Day on which the flow has to trigger

So, to send a reminder email I have chosen start date and time along with a repeat once a week.

Power Automate - Scheduled Cloud Flow

STEP 3 - Click on Create button

Below is the first step that gets created based on the details provided in Step 2.

Power Automate - Scheduled Cloud Flow

STEP 4

Choose to send an email notification (V3) action by clicking on "+ New step".

Power Automate - Scheduled Cloud Flow

STEP 5

Provide details,

To - provide the email address of the person for whom reminder mail has to trigger
Subject - provide a subject for the email
Body - provide email body

STEP 6

Save the flow.

NOTE
This flow will trigger every Friday at 10.00 am. To show the output I am changing the trigger conditions as below,

This will trigger flow for every minute.

OUTPUT

Summary

In this article, we learned an example for Scheduled cloud flow.