cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Reply
Advocate I
Advocate I

Can you @ Mention anyone in Teams from a flow?

Seems to just come across as a text value.  Thanks!

37 REPLIES 37

@suclarkeuk This Feature works in Teams Channel. If you post directly to the person you will see hyperlink Email. Actualy Its a Teams BUGG which needs to be addred.

Frequent Visitor

Does anyone know if we can mention an entire team or channel. If so, what's the format/email to enter such mention.

@SCBPC Yes you can. Click on the teams channel->Click on three dots. you will get an option to Get Email Address. Then you need to use that email form tagging. 

I can't seem to @Mention anyone using the 'Post a message (V3)' action or using the flowbot to post a message. Is anyone else having this issue, or knows what I might be doing wrong? The <at></at> tags get removed and only the email address is posted as text.

@RajnishP  does that actually work? I kicked off tests @mentioning myself using my email, which works. When I swap out my email for the channel email, i just get the channel email as text in the message.

Yes it works.

Hello

 

Can you show how you do it please?

I've tried but I only get the email in plain text 

Frequent Visitor

I only got mentions working with the flow bot action but not with 'Post a message (V3)'

As a workaround I used the Graph API to send a message with an @mention of a channel

i'm unable to get this working to mention the channel email.  It just comes across as the email in plain text. ***@amer.teams.ms using emails of others that are within the team work fine.

 

Can you provide more details on how you got this working?

 

thanks

Regular Visitor

I am able to @mention a Team Member in a Channel using the Post a message as the Flow Bot to a Channel with the following statement within the parenthesis

"<at>test@testcompany.com</at>".

 

I would like to @mention the entire Team in a Channel not just a single Team Member.  Does anyone know how to accomplish this.

i can get this to work for at mentions of people but can you at mention the team via microsoft flow? 

testing with the team email address, atteam do not work - they have also been wrapped in the <at> tags

is this only possible via the teams UI?

I got it to work for Post a Message (V3) (Preview) by clicking the </> button and wrapping within the following the email to mention <at>target@email</at>

Hi @ivaldez ,

 

First at all, thanks to share your solution.

 

That said I try to gone through and anytime I copy/past a string such as <at>xxxx.onmicrosoft.com@emea.teams.ms</at> after clicking the </> button , the same button stays frozen and I cannot come back to the text editor

As result the notification sent is the equivalent of the html version.

 

Is there any chance for you to explian a bit more how to proceed ? 

 

Thanks in advance

Matth

 

Here's what worked for me:

  • Create a new Teams -  Post a Message (V3) (Preview)  step
  • Click the </> button in the message contents
  • At this point you're dealing with HTML code only so if you want to use the editor you could have a secondary message build your styling and all that in that one and copy & paste the code into the step that will actually be sent out to your users, here's where you can add the <at>target@email</at> code to get the mention to work

I see you have no spaces when you type it here, but that was my problem in Flow, i had extra spaces between the < and the email >.  Removing them fixed it.  

I ran across this today while trying (and failing) to get notifications to work, but I did get the banner to go away. It's a hacky solution, but if you end your content with '</div><div style="display:none;">', it puts that line in a separate, hidden div.

Frequent Visitor

Hello,

Is there a way to mention only First name instead of the full name? Thanks

Helpful resources

Announcements
Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Ignite

Join digitally, March 2–4, 2021 to explore new tech that's ready to implement. Experience the keynote in mixed reality through AltspaceVR!

New Super Users

Meet the Power Automate Super Users!

Many congratulations to the Season 1 2021 Flownaut Crew!

Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Power Platform: 2021 Release Wave 1 Plan

Power Platform release plan for the 2021 release wave 1 describes all new features releasing from April through September 2021.

MPA Community Blog

Power Automate Community Blog

Check out the community blog page where you can find valuable learning material from community and product team members!

Users online (75,891)