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Get user location without button trigger

Hello Flow Community!


I would like to ask you a question: 


I want to get user response from ms form and this is pretty clear. I am interested in getting location (coordinates or address or even at least city/town/village) from where user submitted the form response.

As far as I am concerned only option with button trigger is available.



Do you know about any possible solution for that?

Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: Get user location without button trigger

Hi @bryq3 ,


Please try to use the action provided in Bing Maps connector to get user's location.

Fill in the information submitted by the user in MS Forms as the basis for obtaining the location. The more appropriate here seems to be Get location by address action.

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Please take a try.


Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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Re: Get user location without button trigger

Hi @v-bacao-msft,


Thank you for your reply. Im trying to do so with Bing Maps, however without any success so far. I am getting an error. Please see blow:




And here is the error:



Any comment? If you could provide any example how to use this connector would be perfect

Dual Super User
Dual Super User

Re: Get user location without button trigger



You are not using the connector correctly. For the bing maps connector, you will have to provide the inputs (address or city or something) and based on that you will get the lat long.


Also, the location that you get from the flow input button, is your current location (current location of the user who triggered the flow) and not the location of the user who filled up the form. 


You might want to have a location/ address field in your form to achieve this. 


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Re: Get user location without button trigger

But I want to get user location "ATUO" , user can not change location , Because boss want to know  sales department employee  where are they 


Right now ,  one method is to use "click button" ,but click button not have datepicker  .........


So whick method could I  achieve my goal ??

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Re: Get user location without button trigger

I just have the same question. There is currently no solution on this to simply get the location of the user?

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