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Skip an approver and move further


As title mentions, I would like to skip an approver if there's no value entered in approvers e-mail section and move to the next approver, would that be possible? Any help appreciated.

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Hello @Alvydasg 

You can create an approval with different approvers, that will be sent in parallel and the result will depend on the first to respond:


 Hope it helps!


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I'm doing a chain of approvers, where everyone has to approve for item to be fully approved, so I believe your solution will not solve the problem.

I will try to elaborate on the issue. The one who triggers the flow has to enter 4 people e-mail addresses (approvers), in a case where creator didn't enter i.e. one e-mail address creating a document, I would like for flow to work only with 3 approvers and skip the one who was not entered, although my flow moves to the next approver when the previous one APPROVES an item. Hope this clears up a bit.

Sorry, but I don't get your point... If an approver email is not entered, he/she won't receive any kind of approval!

Could you give more details so we can help you?



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Yes, the approver where email is not entered will not get any message for item to be approved, but will the flow continue to the next approver where email is entered? or will it get stuck on the blank email?

@Alvydasg Thank you for your additional explanations.

Unfortnately, Emails entered in the Approval action must be valid at the time the flow runs.

So if one or more of your 4 Emails was not entered, the approval action will fail without sending any approval Email.


Best is probably to make the Email input fields mandatory (i.e to prevent the flow to run if not entered).

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