Microsoft Teams : New features – Additional New Power Automate triggers for Teams and demo – creating simple Power Automate for Team

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  • Additional Power Automate triggers for Teams
    • This feature is for developers.
    • We have couple of new triggers available for Teams now
      1. When a new team member is added
      2. When a new channel message is added
      3. When I am mentioned in a channel
Microsoft Teams - New Power Automate Triggers
Fig1: Microsoft Teams – New Power Automate Triggers

Lets test one of the trigger quickly say – “When I am mentioned in a channel”. Below are the steps :

Microsoft Teams - Creating Power Automate from "Blank Automated flow" template
Fig2: Microsoft Teams – Creating Power Automate from “Blank Automated flow” template
  • Please give the Flow name
  • Please search for “teams” trigger in “Choose your flow’s trigger*” text box as shown in below fig
  • On search we will get all the triggers related to the Teams as shown in below fig
  • Select the trigger “When I am mentioned in a channel” as shown in below fig
Microsoft Teams - Selecting the Trigger - "When I am mentioned in a channel"
Fig3: Microsoft Teams – Selecting the Trigger – “When I am mentioned in a channel”
  • Once we selected trigger, we will be on “Edit flow” screen as shown in below fig
  • We need to select the respective Team, in Team drop-down we have all the teams listed as shown in below fig
  • Here, I am selected “knowledgejunction1” team as
Microsoft Teams - Power Automate - Selecting the Team
Fig4: Microsoft Teams – Power Automate – Selecting the Team
  • Once we have respective Team selected, all channels for the selected team will be listed in “Channel” drop-down as shown in below fig
Microsoft Teams - Power Automate - Selecting the channel
Fig5: Microsoft Teams – Power Automate – Selecting the channel
  • After selecting channel, we could add any next step as we want
  • Here, I am sending email whenever I am mentioned in the given team so I added the action “Send an email notification (V3)” as shown in below fig
Microsoft Teams - Compete Power Automate for sending email / notification when somebody is mentioned in respective Team and Channel
Fig6: Microsoft Teams – Compete Power Automate for sending email / notification when somebody is mentioned in respective Team and Channel
  • Now lets test this flow, one of my colleague mentioned me in Teams client in “KnowledgeJunction1” team and in “General” channel as
Microsoft Teams - I am mentioned in respective Team and Channel
Fig7: Microsoft Teams – I am mentioned in respective Team and Channel
  • Power Automate executed and received the email as shown in below fig
Microsoft Teams - Email received after I am mentioned in respective Team and Channel
Fig8: Microsoft Teams – Email received after I am mentioned in respective Team and Channel

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Comments

2 comments on “Microsoft Teams : New features – Additional New Power Automate triggers for Teams and demo – creating simple Power Automate for Team”
  1. Prasant says:

    Nice and useful article.. thanks for sharing

    1. Thanks a lot 🙂 Welcome

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