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Advocate II

PowerApps Download file button?

Is it possible to have a download button in the powerapps?


Now we show the results (stored in the file) in the powerapps, and we display the path of the file.


But, it is possible to have a download button to download this file from this path?


e.g. we display c:\users\desktop\files\xy.txt , but we want to be able also to download this file...


How can this be done?



Advocate II
Advocate II

Launch and Download both do the same thing in my configuration.  They both open the file in a browser.  Is there a way to force download of the file without the preview in a browser?  It just adds additional unnecessary steps when the user only needs to download the actual file.


Thank you,

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It does the same for me.

Any suggestion?

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you can do this without flow very easily.

First go to SharePoint and download the file.
Now press ctrl J (assuming you are in windows)
This will show you download history. And will have the download link to the file in SharePoint.

Now in PowerApps use the download() function and pass the download link.


it worked for me 

Thank you @Anonymous this is just what I was looking for 🙂

This Is only one solution which is in powerApps to Download file, i used the same solution in my Apps while importing Excel file to CDS .

Import file only JSON format for common user it is not possible. 

Helper I
Helper I

It did worked running power apps on windows however running in Android it didn't work. Do you have any idea?

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