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Azaria
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Update a User Lookup Column to Null

Hello, 

I am trying to get a flow to update one SharePoint Online list item column to null depending on certain conditions.

 

The null expression seems to work for certain data types, but Power Automate does not seem to be able to update a user lookup field to null - I keep getting the error "The specified user could not be found..." 

 

Is there a solution to setting a user lookup to blank if it already has existing data in the field? I have other user lookups in this list so I would only want the specific column to be reset to blank.

 

I would appreciate any suggestions!

Thank you,

Alex

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v-bacao-msft
Community Support
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Hi @Azaria ,

 

If the person field does not support multiple selection, you can refer to this thread:

Solved: Send an HTTP Requet to SharePoint 400 Bad Request ... - Power Platform Community

 

If the person field supports multiple selections, you can refer to this thread:

Solved: Setting multi-user field to blank - Power Platform Community

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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NM-ET
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There is a way (a very annoying way) using a Send an HTTP request to SharePoint action.

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Building-Flows/Clear-people-picker-box-in-SharePoint-list-error/...

v-bacao-msft
Community Support
Community Support

 

Hi @Azaria ,

 

If the person field does not support multiple selection, you can refer to this thread:

Solved: Send an HTTP Requet to SharePoint 400 Bad Request ... - Power Platform Community

 

If the person field supports multiple selections, you can refer to this thread:

Solved: Setting multi-user field to blank - Power Platform Community

 

Best Regards,

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

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