How to Use Microsoft Power Automate in Outlook

Like other apps in Microsoft 365, you can use Outlook with Microsoft Power Automate and create some of the most strategic automation flows to improve operational efficiency on an organization-wide scale. The best part is there is limitation on the number of Microsoft 365 apps you can create Outlook automation flows with.

In this post, we have highlighted some of the simple ways you can create Power Automate automation with Outlook along with other Microsoft 365 apps. 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.

1. Outlook and Microsoft Teams Automation: Emails for New Messages in Teams Channels

If your work involves using Outlook extensively, you may not have proper bandwidth for constantly checking updates in Teams. With this automation, you can get a detailed email about every new message on the designated Teams channel.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow

Get started in creating the automation by accessing the flow here.

Automation Flow

Step 2: Connect the Flow to Outlook and Microsoft Teams

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

low to the right Outlook and Microsoft Teams accounts

2. Outlook and Microsoft Teams Automation: Post Teams Message about New Outlook Emails

Use this automation flow to automatically send new messages to Teams when a new email in Outlook has specific body content that matches the pre-specified condition.

Step 1: Access the Automation Flow Template

To get started with the automation, access the flow template here.

Access the Automation Flow Template

Step 2: Connect the Flow to Outlook and Microsoft Teams

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

Flow to Outlook and Microsoft Teams

3. Outlook and Microsoft Excel Automation: Send Emails for Selected Excel Rows

Use this automation flow to automatically send emails in Outlook when selecting rows inside tables in an Excel sheet.

Step 1: Access the Automation Template

Start with accessing the automation template here.

accessing the automation template

Step 2: Connect the Flow to Outlook and Excel

As a next step, connect the automation flow to the Outlook and Excel accounts you want.

Flow to Outlook and Excel

Create More Outlook Automation with Power Automate

Open up more possibilities to create Outlook automations with not just Microsoft 365 apps but also with third-party apps such as X (formerly Twitter), Google Drive, and more. Access the entire library of automation templates here.

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