Copy Items Flow Using Microsoft Power Apps In Office 365 SharePoint


In my last article, we read about Microsoft Power Apps and its new functionalities available for developers and for our end users. Power Apps is the future of Office 365 and with various other connections,  flow through power apps will make processes just a click process.

What is Flow?

You can create an automated workflow between your apps and Services to get notifications or to synchronize files, collect data, and many more functionalities.

Flows will be the new Workflows which we are using through SharePoint Designer or through other third party workflow tools.

Now, flow will be a part of them, providing the automotive solutions to all the task or process.

Whether it's a complex multi-step process or a simple one-step task, flows will improve the effectiveness, productivity and performance of the process, assisting all the end users to get the benefits.

Let’s see how we can create one.

  • Click on "Create a flow" button on the corner.


  • On one click, you are ready to create a flow.


  • You can either create a blank flow or choose from the following templates as you can see on the screen.

  • We will choose a blank form.

  • Click on it.

  • You will see the screen below to choose the action from a variety list of services and products.

  • As for us we will choose Office 365 SharePoint Sites service and use flow to create a process in SharePoint.


  • We selected “SharePoint- When a new item is created” as a trigger to our flow.


  • Sign in to your SharePoint to connect flows to your site.


  • Once connected, provide a site URL.