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Resolver I
Resolver I

Delayed email without flow

Not sure this is possible without using flow but hopefully..

 

Have an approval forms, after a manager submits the form it is approved by the first tier approver, on that approval an email is then sent to a second tier approver, on this approval an email is sent to our HR department. 

 

What i am after is, if the second tier does not approver/decline the request after 72 hours that an email is sent straight to the HR department. 

 

Looking at a timed email i guess but is this possible using PowerApps only? 

 

(side note my form does not use Flow to do this approval form at all) 

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Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

I would just convert the entire approval process to Power Automate.  Power Apps is primarily a declarative language and has trouble doing procedures.  Power Automate is designed to be procedural.  Its the better tool for what you are trying to do.



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Unfortunately that's not possible, my company do not want to use flow. 

 

Is it possible to do set a timer to send the email? Or is it just not doable without flow? 

You'll need to track the status in the item and use a timer to check it.  Then send the approval when the timer kicks off and the status is correct.  It can probably be done, but it will be a very difficult build.  Its just not the right tool for the job.



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