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Helper II

How to update Approval status on Sharepoint after approving?


I tried to make the flow process of approval using templates provided by Power Automate.

Approval Status on Sharepoint keep showing the status "Pending" even I approved. How can I change approval status as "Approved"? 







Best Regards,





Solution Sage
Solution Sage

Hi @Sunghan ,


It would be better to use "Start and Wait for an approval" action instead of "Start an approval", as "Start an approval" it does not wait for response to be completed and directly moves to the next step.


Also, after the sending out the Rejection/Approval emails, add a "update item" action to update the status of SharePoint item.

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Hope you find this helpful! 🙂


Kind Regards,

Shaik Sha

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