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MarownIOM
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Call a flow from a scheduled flow

I have a powerapp that calls a flow.  That flow calls another flow and returns a list of email addresses based on the current state of data.

 

Now I created a Scheduled flow to run daily.  But there is no option for "Run a child flow".  How do I do this?

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PowerRanger
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@MarownIOM In order to use child flows your parent and child flow must be in a solution...this should also work with scheduled flows...Can't verify right now.

 

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PowerRanger
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@MarownIOM In order to use child flows your parent and child flow must be in a solution...this should also work with scheduled flows...Can't verify right now.

 

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To add to what @PowerRanger said.  The child flow also must use a manual trigger. You can't manually call a flow that has an automated trigger.



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@MarownIOM ...and is has to have "Respond to a PowerApp or flow" as last action

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Otherwise you won't be able to add it as a child flow.

 

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MarownIOM
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All 3 suggestions have been helpful.  I can run a child flow.

I added my scheduled flow into my solution and now I can run a child flow

I'm not able to add my child flow to the solution -- only the scheduled flow -- weird.

But at least I can do it now.

Much thanks to the both of you.

Flows with manual triggers built as regular flows can't be added to solutions later.  You need to build the child flow from inside the solution.  Not sure exactly what the technical reason is that it can't be added, but it is one of the limitations.



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