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Advocate III

Launch external application



Is there a way to launch an external application from within a powerapp application ?


I have an application with a list from sharepoint. each line in this list has a file associated with it which is stored in a library in the same sharepoint site. i want to create a button which when pressed on a mobile device, it opens the OneDrive application installed on that device.


Is it possible to do so ?





Have you tried the 'Launch' command? For example: Launch(UrlOfFIleInOtherSharePointLibrary)

Advocate III
Advocate III

Yes, but that only launches a URL, and opens the browser in the device.
I would like to open a specific application, say OneDrive or any other application.
Regarding device, I'm referring to an Android or iOS device

Hi Pripri,


It seems that his cannot be done so far. 


You could post this idea in the PowerApps Ideas forum, so it might be considered for future releases.



Mona Li

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

In fact, I also have kind of similar requirement to launch dynamics 365 phone app from Powerapps.  Is it still not possible ? if so do we have any alternatives method ?  Thank you.

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