Monitor Microsoft Teams Channel Creation Using Flow

by Super User on ‎05-07-2018 06:55 PM

For some organizations, it makes sense to limit who can create Microsoft Teams channels. By default every team member can add as many channels to a team as they want up to the maximum of 200 channels per team. This has the possibility to lead to a lot of content duplication and confusion about where to collaborate. If a team owner chooses to prevent team members from creating channels, it is important that they have a quick way to request a channel or else user adoption will suffer.


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This video and these instructions will teach you how to create a Flow that uses SharePoint for team members to request a channel, then sends an approval to the team owner, and creates the channel if it is approved.

by yoshihirok
‎05-12-2018 03:23 PM - edited ‎05-12-2018 03:45 PM


For automate request to join a channel, approve them, and add them to the channel.

and I hope it, about guest.


The guest is someone who not in our tenat.


My scenario :

  • Show a join request form with Microsoft Forms,
  • When a new request submit,
  • Send a approve request to owner,
  • and after approve, Add them as Guest member to the channel. 
  • and Send a greeting message to them.
  • and Send a channel statistics to the owner.
by Super User
on ‎07-08-2018 07:07 PM

Yoshihirok, as of right now you cannot add a person to a channel, you have to add the person to the team that the channel is part of. Access is not set at the channel level.

by yoshihirok
on ‎07-08-2018 08:45 PM

Thank you @melihubb for your reply.

I hope to add features of Microsoft Flow's Microsoft Teams action.

Microsoft Teams will have some features as Microsoft Graph

So, I hope these features on action of Microsoft Flow also.

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