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ArtHavenShelter
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Delete mail from shared Inbox at the end of a flow

Hi, with the help of this community I was able to have a very well working flow. See topic

What I really would like to do now is to delete the email. The starting trigger in the flow is 'When a new email arrives v3' -shared inbox-. Then a little process starts and ends with saving an attachment in a specific folder. 

What would be really great is to delete the email at the end of this process, in order to clean up the always growing inboxes. However, I can't get it to work. Even not with Delete Email with the 'Messgae Id'. 

 

I can't find a similar topic but also can't imagine that this is an unique question.  

 

The whole flow.

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ScottShearer
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@ArtHavenShelter 

There is no Power Automate action that allows for the deletion of an email from a Shared Mailbox.  You might consider creating a rule in the Outlook web app that deletes emails after a specified period of time.  Here is a link to get you started.

 

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ScottShearer
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@ArtHavenShelter 

There is no Power Automate action that allows for the deletion of an email from a Shared Mailbox.  You might consider creating a rule in the Outlook web app that deletes emails after a specified period of time.  Here is a link to get you started.

 

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ArtHavenShelter
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Thanks Scott for the quick reply! That's unfortunate but still an answer. Do you think it will come one day? Kind regards. Art 

@ArtHavenShelter 

One thing to note - the rule may not run until someone opens the mailbox (client side rule).

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