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Getting Data from SharePoint list

Very new to Automate here. I'm building a flow where an Email is sent based on who created an item on a SharePoint List.
The email is also an item on that same List.

Created By:Email to:

Any pointers as how to achieve this? Ty in advance

Dual Super User
Dual Super User

Re: Getting Data from SharePoint list

Hi @jplobo 


To send the email to the person who created the item, you can simply add the action send an email and in the to field switch to the dynamic content and select the Created by Email option from the dynamic selector. 


If it is a SLT column that the email is stored, you can directly select that column in the to field of the email. 


So to create a flow that sends an email when someone creates an item, you can use the trigger when an item is created and select the site/list appropriately and then add a send an email action and select the items from the dynamic selector. 


Hope this Helps!


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Re: Getting Data from SharePoint list


First, thank you for the quick response 🙂 

My problem is I cant figure out how to refer to the column in the sharepoint list where the email is stored.


Dual Super User
Dual Super User

Re: Getting Data from SharePoint list


In such extrange case, my suggestion is... add a 'Compose' action block just after the trigger, try to assign as its input the SP field you are looking for.

If succeded, you can use 'Compose' output as the input for your 'Send an email' action block

Sometimes Flow editor is a bit buggy.

Hope this helps

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Community Support
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Re: Getting Data from SharePoint list


Hi @jplobo ,


I noticed that you entered the custom value to List Name field.

Have you tried to select the list from the dropdown list? Or you could create a new flow and see if you could select the list from dropdown list directly.


Besides, can you get any Dynamic content when you configure Body? If you can, please consider using the method provided by @efialttes , first use Compose to pass the dynamic content, then fill the output of Compose in the To field.


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