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PM11
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Notification when a file is uploaded to OneDrive

Hi, 

I found out it is quite easy to receive a notification when someone uploads a file to OneDrive. However, I would like to create a flow when I upload a file someone else to receive the notification. 

 

For example, I have 200 subfolders and 200 users. I upload a file for each user in their designated folder. Once I upload the file the particular user receives a notification. 

 

Any ideas will be appreciated. 

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Re: Notification when a file is uploaded to OneDrive

Hi @PM11  you have and structure like

1 Folder - User 1

2 Folder - User 2

3 Folder - User 3

 

Or 1 FOlder could cotains 1,2,3 Users? You need to notify all?



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PM11
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Re: Notification when a file is uploaded to OneDrive

Hi @ChristianAbata, Thank you for your support. Basically, each user has its own folder. The user uploads files to Folder A. The files are extracted, I do my work and then create a new file that is uploaded to Folder B. Every user has his own Folder B as well. I would like to have a flow when I upload to Folder B the user to receive a notification to his email. Summary: Each user has one designated folder, and I will upload a file to this designated folder on monhtly basis, and he has to receive a notification on monthly basis when the file is uploaded. The users are independent from each other. I upload different file at different time and cannot notify all of the together.
VictorIvanidze Continued Contributor
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Re: Notification when a file is uploaded to OneDrive

@PM11 ,  create an application (not a flow) that sends a notification each time you're uploading a file.

PM11
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Re: Notification when a file is uploaded to OneDrive

@VictorIvanidze 

Would you please point me to an article where creating the app is explained. 

VictorIvanidze Continued Contributor
Continued Contributor

Re: Notification when a file is uploaded to OneDrive

There is no ready to use application, sorry. I've just tried to tell you that it might be you do not need to use a flow at all, but rather create a tool/app that combines uploading a file and sending a notification.

 

 

Super User
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Re: Notification when a file is uploaded to OneDrive

hi @PM11 this could be more operative process becouse you need to create a flow per folder to send the notify per user.

 

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See the example, needs a specific folder



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