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How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

I want to create a event on my Office 365 Outlook without Reminder.

for create a event without reminider.

 

At The Reminder is 15 minutes,

Reminder value value  of "Office 365 Outlook - create event" action is 15.

 

and When Reminder set non-interger value,

I cannot update the flow with error " Definition contains invalid parameters. "

 

How can I set none Reminder value for none-reminder event ?

 

Regards,

Yoshihiro Kawabata

 

 

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

Hi Yoshihiro,

 

It seems that we are currently not able to configure Reminder as “none-reminder” using flow.

 

You could consider to submit an idea at Flow Ideas Forum about “none-reminder” issue:
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/idb-p/FlowIdeas

 

I will also collect and report this from my side.

 

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

Hi Yoshihiro,

 

Do you want to create an event without Reminder? Have you tried to set the Reminder value to ‘0’?

 

An integer value is asked in the Reminder field. So when you enter a None-Integer value in this field, the value would be invalid.

 

I created a flow to create a none-reminder event in Office 365 Calendar. I configured the Reminder value to “0”, then when I run the flow, an event without Reminder created. Please see the screenshot as below:


1.I set the value of Reminder field to “0”.

Reminder1.PNG

2.The flow run succeeded.

reminder2.PNG



3.The event is created in Calendar without Reminder.

reminder3.PNG

 

If I understand you correctly, please try if my step works for you.

 

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

Hi, @v-yamao-msft

 

Thank you for your quick reply.

 

My Check result is that Reminder 0 is 0 minutes reminder, this is not 'none-reminder'.

 

I want to set none-reminder instead of 0 minutes reminder.

 

Regards,

Yoshihiro Kawabata

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

Hi Yoshihiro,

 

It seems that we are currently not able to configure Reminder as “none-reminder” using flow.

 

You could consider to submit an idea at Flow Ideas Forum about “none-reminder” issue:
https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/idb-p/FlowIdeas

 

I will also collect and report this from my side.

 

Best regards,
Mabel Mao

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

Hi, @v-yamao-msft

 

Thank you for your reply.

 

I post this to Flow Ideas forum.

 

Idea: Create a event with none-Reminder by action "Office 365 Outlook - create event"

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/Flow-Ideas/Create-a-event-with-none-Reminder-by-action-quot-Offi...

 

Regards,

Yoshihiro Kawabata

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

For everybody finding this post and feeling deflated with the non-solution, note that you can achieve a "None" in the reminder field by using -1 as the value in the flow.

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

When I use -1, the Outlook item becomes unstable and has errors. So, I don't think this is a supported situation.

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

-1 still kicks a reminder and causes error as indicated.

 

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

Using "-1" is not a valid solution and causes errors in certain outlook versions. In Google calendar, it simply pings the alert 1 minute after the meeting has begun. Also an invalid solution. 

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

@yoshihirok thank you. I have voted for your request.

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Re: How can I set none to Reminder of action "Office 365 Outlook - create event" ?

As an ugly hack in the mean time, you can set the reminder value to 2628000, which is 5 years. Since it's most likely in the past, it shouldn't pop up. Also, most calendar software will ignore such a long value and simply revert to "None".

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