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Where are .lnk files located?

Hello,

 

I'm trying to create a scenario where my Power App launches on startup. I want to throw the file inside the Shell:Startup folder. C:\Users\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

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I need to place this app inside that folder, but do not know where these link files live. Any ideas?

 

Thank you,

Jon

 

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@JonathanSiek 

Ah, then in that case, put the following in your startup:

    ms-apps:///providers/Microsoft.PowerApps/apps/<yourAppID>

 

That will pop right into the UWA with the app you requested.

 

I hope that helps you.

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@JonathanSiek 

Have you considered putting the URL in your startup instead?  This would launch the PowerApp based on its URL rather than a .lnk

 

Not sure if that helps, but hope it does.

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We are using the universal app to better render a full screen display. It's a requirement to use the universal windows app. The URL (I assume) is to the web-app, which we don't want to use. 

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@JonathanSiek 

Ah, then in that case, put the following in your startup:

    ms-apps:///providers/Microsoft.PowerApps/apps/<yourAppID>

 

That will pop right into the UWA with the app you requested.

 

I hope that helps you.

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Check out my PowerApps Videos too!

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