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How to close an App automatically in powerApps

When sesstion timeout happens in PowerApps it is required to close the running App and restart it again.
Is there any way of closing the running App by using a button within the App itself. Or give the user a warning when session expires?

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Re: How to close an App automatically in powerApps

To close a running app with a button simply put the following function in the OnSelect of a button:

 

Exit()

This will close the app on desktop or mobile. Also it only works in published version of the app (you will not be able to use this button while in editor in preview mode)

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Re: How to close an App automatically in powerApps


@Aria wrote:

When sesstion timeout happens in PowerApps it is required to close the running App and restart it again.
Is there any way of closing the running App by using a button within the App itself. Or give the user a warning when session expires?


 

Currently there isn't a way to close the app from within it but this is a great suggestion for the Ideas forum:

 

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/idb-p/PowerAppsIdeas

 

Post it there as a future suggested idea so we can vote it up!

 

I stand corrected, see @Anonymous post below 🙂

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Re: How to close an App automatically in powerApps

To close a running app with a button simply put the following function in the OnSelect of a button:

 

Exit()

This will close the app on desktop or mobile. Also it only works in published version of the app (you will not be able to use this button while in editor in preview mode)

View solution in original post

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Re: How to close an App automatically in powerApps


@Anonymous wrote:

To close a running app with a button simply put the following function in the OnSelect of a button:

 

Exit()

This will close the app on desktop or mobile. Also it only works in published version of the app (you will not be able to use this button while in editor in preview mode)


 

I had no idea this existed 🙂 

 

Thanks @Anonymous!

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