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Getting Started with the PowerApps Community

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Welcome to the PowerApps Community. Check out our tips to help get you setup your account and start engaging with the community!

 

Table of Contents

  • New User Registration
  • Navigating the User Dashboard
  • How to Ask Questions
  • How to Like and Comment on posts
  • Participate in Block Parties and Contests
  • Give feedback about the Community
  • Community Support and Help 

 

New User Registration

To register as a new user, click ‘Register’ at the top left of the page.

 

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To complete registration, enter a unique user name, password, and valid email address.

 

Tip: Users who register with a Microsoft Account alias (@outlook.com; @live.com, @hotmail.com) have access to Power B.IMicrosoft Flow and Microsoft Stream communities. 

 

Navigating the User Dashboard

Click ‘Profile’ in the dropdown menu under your username to access the user dashboard.

 

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To customize your profile, ‘My Settings’ in the dropdown menu. When you create your account, you can upload your own avatar and link to your social media profiles to give your profile a personal touch.

 

Tip: Your profile settings here are also for accounts on the Microsoft Flow and Stream communities. Any edits you make under ‘My Settings’ are consistent with your profiles on the Flow and Stream communities. It’s that easy!

 

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How to Ask Questions

In the PowerApps Community, all questions are great questions! Don’t be afraid to ask anything!

 

Tip: Start with a search! It’s likely that your question has already been asked and answered! If you’re thinking it, someone else probably is, too.

 

Click the ‘PowerApps Forums’ tab under the Community Boards.

 

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Click ‘New Message’ to draft your question.

 

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Fill out the subject and body sections of your message post. Select related message tags on the far right. Click ‘Post’ to publish your message to the Forum.

 

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How to Like or Comment on a Post

Select the post you want to engage with.

 

To Like a post, click the purple thumbs up box in the bottom right corner.

 

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To Comment, click ‘Reply’ in the bottom right or top left of the post box.

 

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Type your response in the reply body and click ‘Post’ to publish your comment.

 

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PRO TIP: Participate in Block Parties and Contests!

Want a chance to win prizes and earn additional community perks and permissions? Check out Community Block Parties and Contests!

 

Click any of the block party or contest categories to unlock fun and rewarding ways to connect with the community!

 

 

Give Feedback about the Community

Have suggestions on how we can improve the PowerApps Community? We want to know!

 

Post your thoughts to the Community Feedback board in the Community Participation Center. We want your community experience to be the best yet!

 

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Community Support and Feedback

Have any other community-related questions, message any member our Community Team!

 

Let us know how we can help make your community experience fun and easy!