I've read through the documentation and I'm not particularly clear on the licensing for Push Notifications. I see that it requires Plan 2, however does this apply per developer or per user.
i.e. we have 2 devlopers and 300 users. Would the 2 devlopers require the Plan 2 or all 300 users?
At £30pupm, if all users require Plan 2, this is a very expensive route to take.
Have you read this blog about PowerApps push notifications? I haven’t seen it says that plan2 is required when using Powerapps push notifications.
I assume that developers could create apps then share the apps to users. All of the Office 365 & Dynamics subscriptions that include a PowerApps license will give the user the ability to access & run apps, about key features for each plan, please see this doc for more details:
Please feel free reply if you need more help.
Thanks Mabel but that really didn't help.
Yes, I have read that blog post. I have also read the poorly constructed pricing documentation.
When you create the connection, the following is displayed:
The 'Learn More' link directs to
However, none of these clearly define what license is required to run the app.
Same issue here, my developed app can't be accessed by user because the user apparently need expensive plan which is pretty wtf.
Have you tried running this without Plan 2? I'm waiting for my organisation to setup a second Office 365 account for me so that I can test the licensing requirements.
The Microsoft documentation for this is awful - there is no clear explanation.
The pricing of Plan 2 would mean it would be cheaper for us to use a different platform, however it is really annoying as we have so many other features in use in the O365 platform.
An user without any plan that access to the app you mean? No
if you mean with other users that have higher or equivlant plan? In my organisation, we tried with an user that have admin rights/higher plan and the person could not even access to the app by phone or by 365 Dynamics.
Please reply when you have tried licensing requirement. As I cannot do it for now.
I just thought that I would update you on this. I have tested this today - using the Trial of Plan 2 on my E3 package account with a test account running the app in an E1 package. The user with E1 successfully receives the Push Notification without Plan 2.
What I now beleive to be true (although I cannot guarantee this) is: All users of PowerApps seem to be able to Receive notifications without plan 2. Only users that send the notification require the Plan 2 package.
This is based on my testing - so I can't guarantee this is 100% accurate.
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