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Power apps doesn't work - Settings are blank, can't prevent users from exiting

Hi.

My company would really like to make use of Power Apps, we wrote whole app as we wanted etc. but after "publishing" we have only problems with it.
Issue is with APPLICATION - no matter what device we use... we can't open "Settings". Menu on the right pops up but its BLANK. IS it for purpose or what?
I can't disable any form of exiting application and messing with the app. ANYone who comes up to device can exit app and change everything which is worrying. We can't use it in the production line beacuse somebody who is in hurry and doesn't have any knowledge about "PC stuff" will mess up settings or even worse things. Why app doesn't have anything like that? Did you assume that every human can think what he's doing?

I have a question too (out of curiosity). Why does every user can create his own app? He has access to all company files, folders etc and he is still able to "write" his own application that can mess with pretty much everything? It confuses me.

 

PS: Apologize for english, haven't speak it in a long while.

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Re: Power apps doesn't work - Settings are blank, can't prevent users from exiting

 

Hi TiPW,

 

Thank you for your post.

 

When you mention opening the settings menu, do you mean the gear icon in the upper right corner of the page? This menu typically would allow you to see the session ID details as well as view the app in a previous version. If this is blank, could you clear your browser cache and see if this helps? It may also be a good step to test in a different browser as well to see if it displays differently this way.

 

For the app exiting, could you share some more details around the scenario? I’d like to make sure I understand the specific details for this question so I can be sure to get you an answer for this question.

 

In terms of the having access to data sources, users will get access to the data source through the connection they use for the app. If they are accessing the data source through their user account, they wouldn’t be able to make any changes to the data that they cant already make through their normal user account.

 

I hope this helps!

 

Thank you,

Rory

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