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slalithprasad
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How to check if the file exists on mobile device?

I using SaveData, ClearData and LoadData functions. on my application load I am loading the data using LoadData. I get an error for the first time when I open the app as there won't be any file saved on mobile. the following are the errors: 

 

Power Apps didn't find that file. Please confirm the file name.

There was a problem loading your data. 

 

How can i check the file that is saved using SaveData function already exists or not? thank you. 

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WarrenBelz
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Hi @slalithprasad ,

Use the true parameter at the end of the Load Data and it ignores a missing file

LoadData(
   YourCollection,
   YourLocalFileName,
   true
)

 

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WarrenBelz
Super User
Super User

Hi @slalithprasad ,

Use the true parameter at the end of the Load Data and it ignores a missing file

LoadData(
   YourCollection,
   YourLocalFileName,
   true
)

 

Please click Accept as solution if my post helped you solve your issue. This will help others find it more readily. It also closes the item. If the content was useful in other ways, please consider giving it Thumbs Up.

Visit my blog Practical Power Apps

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