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Nitram
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Create a task in Planner based on Office 365 Outlook calendar event / Outlook meeting dates not being transferred to Planner

Hi,

 

For some reason the Outlook meeting Start and End Dates are not being transferred to the Planner application when using FLOW.

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Any help is apprichiated!

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Thank you,

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v-bacao-msft
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Hi @Nitram ,

 

Please try using When a new event is created (V2) as the trigger.

I have done the test, Start Time and End time can be configured in Planner task.

 

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Please take a try again.

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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Brad_Groux
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I believe this is because meetings are not tasks. Outlook tasks are something completely different, and there is even templates for Outlook Tasks to Planner. If you view the Outlook Tasks documentation, it shows the time format you are trying to input into Planner is likely the incorrect format. If you view the Microsoft Planner documentation you can see that the Date Time parameters require Zulu time formatting:

Start Date Time date-time
The datetime the task starts (Ex. '2018-04-13T00:42:19.284Z').
Key: startDateTime

The Office 365 Outlook connector, uses UTC time formatting :  

Start time date-time
Start time of the event (example: '2016-11-01T14:30:00')
Path: Start

Notice the difference in time formats. To get your Flow to work, you'll have to do a conversion for the time from the Outlook meeting, and the built-in expressions utcNow() and convertTimeZone should help you accomplish this. 

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v-bacao-msft
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Community Support

Hi @Nitram ,

 

Please try using When a new event is created (V2) as the trigger.

I have done the test, Start Time and End time can be configured in Planner task.

 

Image reference:

21.PNG22.PNG

 

Please take a try again.

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Confirmed ! This solution works great ! TY

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