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Henok22
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Approval flow showing diffrent requested my name

Hello Everyone,

 

I'm currently using start approval when a new item is added templet. When submitting, approver gets the email but there is a line that says Requested by and it shows my name and email as a requester.

The actual requester shows in the lower part with name and date. I am using another users account to create the request. I have created the SharePoint site but not the list nor the flow.

 

When creating the flow I have used general IT email. This email is not associated with my account. I don’t know where this flow is getting my name and email. I have attached the images for flow and email the approver gets

 

Thanks in advance!

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Super User
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Re: Approval flow showing diffrent requested my name

Hi @Henok22 , 

 

You can check the connection being used for Approvals. 

appp.png

You can configure the requestor details in the approval action as shown in the image below: 

teetapp.png

Lastly, you could check the run only user and connection assigned here and configure as shown in the screeshot below:

floapp.png

 

 

Hope this Helps!

 

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Henok22
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Re: Approval flow showing diffrent requested my name

Flow.JPGApproval email .JPG

Super User
Super User

Re: Approval flow showing diffrent requested my name

Hi @Henok22 , 

 

You can check the connection being used for Approvals. 

appp.png

You can configure the requestor details in the approval action as shown in the image below: 

teetapp.png

Lastly, you could check the run only user and connection assigned here and configure as shown in the screeshot below:

floapp.png

 

 

Hope this Helps!

 

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

Henok22
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Re: Approval flow showing diffrent requested my name




@yashag2255

Thanks for the solution. I was a ble to change the email to a diffrent account,

Is there a way I can display Created by Username in the requested by field.

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