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MS Flow approvals: What is considered a normal delay before an approval task is assigned?

Does anyone know what is considered to be an acceptable delay before an approval is assigned to a user? We have an issue that we can easily replicate in more than one Office 365 environment where we don't get any tasks assigned until 4-20 hours later. We sometimes never get tasks at all.


This is why we are wondering what is the normal delay supposed to be? Normally, if everything is fine we get a task assigned within 1-3 seconds. Documentation on the Approvals connector is very short and does not have any useful information for our case.


Whoever uses MS Flow approvals, can you, please leave your comments here? What is the usual delay for you? Do you also have to way for many hours for the approval task to be assigned? Are you using US or Canadian environments?


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Re: MS Flow approvals: What is considered a normal delay before an approval task is assigned?

Hi @DenisMolodtsov,


The normal delay before an approval task is assigned is 1-3 seconds as you, and I don't have the issue that you mentioned from the first time use it until now.


Best regards,


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