I am trying to create a Library in Sharepoint which has an approval process using Microsoft Flow. In addition, I would like the users to not be able to delete the content (files) inside the library.
Unfortunately, whenever I remove the delete permissions from the users, the approval workflow disappears. After reading online and playing around with permissions, I discovered the users must have edit access including delete permissions to see and activate the flow.
Currently, to share the flow with the users, I have the library set as a owner of the flow.
Is there a way around this?
Are you using the trigger For a selected item? Does the flow disappear on SharePoint site once you removed the delete permission from the users?
I am afraid that it might be a default behavior that default Edit permissions are needed for users so that they can see and run the flows as expected.
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Yes, I am using the trigger for select item and yes it does disappear when I remove the delete permissions.
I was wondering if there was a way around it?
Same issue for me - how strange it is that in order to run a flow on a SharePoint object, the user needs Edit (or Contribute) permissions. I have document library in which users submit documents for approval (via a Power Automate workflow), but should not be able to delete documents. Unfortunately, due to the users requiring at least 'Contribute' permissions to run flows, I cannot achieve this. Surely this is a bug??
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