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Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By : Aaron Guilmette
Book Image

Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By: Aaron Guilmette

Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Automate is a workflow automation solution included in Microsoft 365. This book explores the core concepts of workflow automation, such as working with connectors, triggers, and actions, along with their practical implementation in automating business tasks and simplifying digital processes to boost enterprise productivity.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Section 1 - What is Power Automate?
Section 2 - Basic Flow Concepts
Section 3 - Intermediate Flow Concepts
Section 4 - Administering the Power Automate Environment

Configuring a notification for emails from your manager

Configuring a flow that uses a push notification is very straightforward. You can add push notifications to existing flows or create a new flow that utilizes a push notification.

In this example, we're going to create a new flow that sends a push notification when the monitored mailbox receives an email from the user's manager. We're going to use the following components that we utilized in the previous chapter:

  • Connectors: Office 365 Users and Outlook
  • Actions: Get my profile (V2) and Get manager

We're also going to introduce a new connector and new actions:

  • Notifications connector: This connector allows you to interact with the notifications service. You can learn more about the notifications connector here:
  • Send me a mobile notification action: This action sends a push notification to a mobile device. You can learn more about the Send me a mobile notification...