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Approve SharePoint List Item

I have a list with approval enabled so only the approved items will be shown in search.

So initially item is created it will be in pending state and when user approve only it will change to approved state.

Approval process is happening through Flow and I could not find a way to change SharePoint Approval Status column inside the Flow. Is there a way to achieve this?

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Re: Approve SharePoint List Item

Hi @Damitha,


Could you please share some information regarding the approvel status column here?

For Choices, people and the HyperLink column, those columns currently is read only under Microsoft Flow, there is no workaround to update the corresponding value within Microsoft Flow.

See this idea:

SharePoint Choice List Missing

We may consider to change the status column as a text column, so that we could update the value with the related information with the Approval condition.



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Re: Approve SharePoint List Item


It is the sharepoint built-in approval status column. It will start functioning when  Yes selected for "Require content approval for submitted items?". This configuration is under versioning settings of a SharePoint list.

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