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Extract Attachments from Outlook and save to sharepoint or onedrive



We have a Office365 Shared Mailbox that has a couple of thousand email in it. Each of these mails has an attachment.


We want to extract these attachments and save them to either Onedrive or SharePoint.


We thought that if we create a new "folder" in Outlook and move these emails into this folder then we could setup a flow that would trigger when the mail went into this folder.


We have tried to setup this Flow using the the inbuilt templates....

Save Office 365 email attachments to OneDrive

Move emails with attachments from shared mailbox


However while  they seam to work when we manually trigger this, they just never seam to run when left all allown or when we move 3 or 4 emails and then then trigger manually. We have left them over 24 hrs and still they don't seam to run.


We then made a flow manually but got the same results.


Anyone know a way to extra the attachments or why the above isn't working?





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@pn1995 :

Can you post a screen shot of your Flow - that will make it much easier to assist.

Also, have you considered saving to SharePoint rather than OneDrive?  


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I have attached the flow that I created manually, however as I mentioned the "templates" that come with Flow that do the same thing also show the same behaviour. I have tried this saving to SharePoint and to Onedrive - I get the same issues


What seams to happen is that if I manually copy 1 email into the subfolder and then MANUALLY run the flow it will copy the attachment to a sharepoint or onedrive site


However if I copy 2 or 3 emails and then manually run it, it will only copy the attachment from the "newest" email, it will ignore the other emails.


It NEVER seams to run automatically. 


Attached are screen shots of what I have done - any ideas on how to get this working would be appreciated.



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