How to Use Microsoft Power Automate in SharePoint Online

Microsoft Power Automate opens up a lot of ways for businesses of all sizes to integrate automation in lightweight ways and improve operational efficiency by leaps and bounds. The best part? Your teams can integrate Power Automate across the entire organization, for every team/department.

In this post, we have covered some of the best ways to integrate Power Automate in your organization’s SharePoint Online accounts. This post is a part of our Microsoft Power Automate integration series where we share some of the strategic ways to implement automation across the entire Microsoft 365 cloud suite. You can download the entire series here.

Microsoft Power Automate in SharePoint Online

1. SharePoint Online and OneDrive Automation: Convert OneDrive Files into PDF and Save in SharePoint Online

Manually converting important files in OneDrive into PDF to saving it on SharePoint Online is time-consuming. With this flow, you can fully automate this process.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

Get started into creating this automation by accessing the flow here.

Automation Flow sharepoint to onedrive

Step 2: Connect the Flow to SharePoint Online and OneDrive

As a next step, sign into the specific SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business accounts that you would like to create the automation flow for.

Flow to SharePoint Online and OneDrive

2. SharePoint Online and Outlook Automation: Send Emails for New SharePoint Items

Keeping track of every new item created in SharePoint Online can be laborious. With this flow, you can automate this process.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

The first step to creating this automation is to access the flow here.

email send to sharepoint

Step 2: Connect the Flow to the SharePoint Online and Outlook

The second step is to connect the flow to SharePoint Online and Outlook. Make sure to connect accounts of the respective apps where you would like to create the automation.

connect the flow to SharePoint Online and Outlook

3. SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams Automation: Update New SharePoint Item Creation in Teams

Automate the process of sending a message on Microsoft Teams whenever a new item is created in a SharePoint list. This automation also works when a new item is added to a specified SharePoint list.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

Start creating the automation by accessing the flow here.

post meassages to new onedrive and sharepoint

Step 2: Connect the Flow to SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams

The second step is to connect specific accounts of SharePoint Online and Teams to the flow for which you want to create the automation.

Create More SharePoint Online Automations with Power Automate

Access the entire templates for Power Automate automation here to unlock more possibilities of creating SharePoint Online automation with other Microsoft 365 apps.

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