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Update a Row Excel Error 403 Forbidden


I got the error message 403 in Power Automate with the action Update a Row.


Here is the Output:

  "message""The request is forbidden by Graph API. Error code is 'AccessDenied'."
    "message""The request is forbidden by Graph API. Error code is 'AccessDenied'." 
I know it's the worksheet protection that's the problem. Is it still possible to somehow work with the protection without Power Automate going on strike?
Thank you!!
Best regards
Kamil Bajda
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Hi @Bajda 


I don't see it in the documentation, but I don't think it's possible to access a protected worksheet. 


Sorry about that!



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If you're open to it, you could use Power Automate Desktop, and have it populate the password when needed to circumvent the protection. Not sure if that's an option for you.


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