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Send Chat message to multiple recipients

For some reason I'm not able to send a chat message to multiple recipients, but it works if I only send it to a single user. I am using the action "Post a message as the Flow bot to a user"

 

I tried it like this and many other ways:

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But the flow always fails.

What is the correct way to do this?

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Hello!

 

I understand that you are trying to send a message to multiple users as a Flow bot. The best way of doing this would be: 

1. Initialise an array variable and add all the recipients to that array

2. Create an Apply to Each control and select the array variable you created in Step 1 for the "Select an output from the previous steps option"

3. Add an action "send message as the Flow bot" -> add your headline -> Select "Current Item" for the recipient -> add your message. 

 

This will ensure that the message is delivered to all the addresses that you have defined in the array list. Kindly refer to the screenshot below for better understanding: 

flow2.png

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Hey!

 

Please refer to the screenshot. You must be able to add users easily then. 

 

flow3.png

 

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Hello!

 

I understand that you are trying to send a message to multiple users as a Flow bot. The best way of doing this would be: 

1. Initialise an array variable and add all the recipients to that array

2. Create an Apply to Each control and select the array variable you created in Step 1 for the "Select an output from the previous steps option"

3. Add an action "send message as the Flow bot" -> add your headline -> Select "Current Item" for the recipient -> add your message. 

 

This will ensure that the message is delivered to all the addresses that you have defined in the array list. Kindly refer to the screenshot below for better understanding: 

flow2.png

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

Anonymous
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@yashag2255 wrote:

Hello!

 

I understand that you are trying to send a message to multiple users as a Flow bot. The best way of doing this would be: 

1. Initialise an array variable and add all the recipients to that array

2. Create an Apply to Each control and select the array variable you created in Step 1 for the "Select an output from the previous steps option"

3. Add an action "send message as the Flow bot" -> add your headline -> Select "Current Item" for the recipient -> add your message. 

 

This will ensure that the message is delivered to all the addresses that you have defined in the array list. Kindly refer to the screenshot below for better understanding: 

flow2.png

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


Hello and thank you again for your help, how would I need to define the recipients in the array variable?
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Hey!

 

Please refer to the screenshot. You must be able to add users easily then. 

 

flow3.png

 

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

Anonymous
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Thanks a lot, works like a charm! Smiley Happy

Hi dear,

 

The problem is that is just working for all flow if the first email answer the question.

 

Regards,

Juli

Anonymous
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This is just what I was looking for. Thanks!

it is ridiculous that I can add multiple names, which are separated by semicolon automaticly, but are not interpreted as a names array... But thanks anyway, not your false.

To make the input of emails dynamic.
Can I use the Append to Array

I am stuck with the apply for each part

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  • Hi, thanks, all the suggestions here helped a lot! Does anyone know how I can:
    Replace the name of the sender to a generic account? E.g.: instead of the message appearing on behalf of my name, it appears on behalf of "Program Account".
    Customize the message so I can add images and make it look like a formal corporate communication and not just a message? I've seen it done before but I can't figure how to do it properly.

    Thanks!
Mork741
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hhhmm help

i just dont know what to input to the variable value

 

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Mork741
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i also do not have an option to post message as a flow bot to a user

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