How to Use Microsoft Power Automate in Microsoft Teams?

When it comes to automating everyday tasks in Microsoft Teams, one of the best options is to integrate the deep level of automation that Microsoft Power Automate offers. With Power Automate, you can automate Microsoft Teams-related tasks with all the Microsoft 365 apps and even with a host of third-party apps.

Check out this post to explore some of the simple ways to integrate Power Automate into Microsoft Teams. This post is a part of our Microsoft Power Automate integration series where we share some of the best ways to implement automation across the entire Microsoft 365 cloud suite. You can download the entire series here.

1. Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Planner Automation: Create Tasks for New Teams Messages

Manually creating tasks based on the messages you receive from your team members can be time-consuming. The time spent doing this can add up to being a significant waste in a week or a month’s time which can be avoided with this automation flow.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

Get started in creating this Microsoft Teams automation by accessing the flow here.

creating this Microsoft Teams automation

Step 2: Connect the Automation Flow to Microsoft Teams and Planner Accounts

The next step is to connect the flow to the Teams and Planner accounts where you want to create the task automation.

Automation Flow to Microsoft Teams and Planner Accounts

2. Microsoft Teams and Outlook Automation: Forward Emails to a Teams Channel

Eliminate the hassle of forwarding new emails received in Outlook to specific Teams Channels with this automation flow.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

The first step is to access the automation flow; access it here.

Step 2: Connect the Flow to Microsoft Teams and Outlook Accounts

Next, connect the flow to Microsoft Teams and Outlook accounts for which you want to create the task automation.

Microsoft Teams and Outlook Accounts

3. Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Users, and Planner Automation: Notify Planner Task Changes in Teams

With this flow, automate the process of sending notifications to specific team channels when tasks from specific boards are modified/changed.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

Access the flow here to get started with creating the task automation.

Automation Flow for Planner and Teams

Step 2: Connect the Flow to Teams, Office 365 Users, and Planner

Make sure to connect the flow to the specific Microsoft Teams, Office 365 users, and Microsoft Planner accounts where you want to create the automation.

Flow to Teams, Office 365 Users, and Planner

4. Microsoft Teams and Outlook Automation: Create Events from Teams Messages

Automate the process of creating events on Outlook from specific messages in Microsoft Teams with this flow template.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

Start with creating the task automation by accessing the flow here.

task automation teams to teams

Step 2: Connect the Flow to Microsoft Teams and Outlook

The next step is to connect the automation flow to specific Microsoft Teams and Outlook accounts.

Flow to Microsoft Teams and Outlook

Create More Microsoft Teams Automation

Access the entire list of Power Automate automation templates here to open up more ways to automate tasks and processes in Microsoft Teams along with other Microsoft 365 apps and even third-party apps.

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