Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Getting Started with the PowerApps Community

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.


PowerApps 1.png













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


Tip: Users who register with a Microsoft Account alias (;, 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.


PowerApps 2.png

















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!


PowerApps 3.png

















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.


PowerApps 4.png


















Click ‘New Message’ to draft your question.


PowerApps 5.png













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.


PowerApps 6.png



















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.


PowerApps 7.png












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


PowerApps 8.png














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


PowerApps 9.png


















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!


PowerApps 11.png

















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!

Level: Powered On

Re: Getting Started with the PowerApps Community

I am not able ask a question any community as per following your defined steps. Can you liease help me?


Thanks and Regards,

Abdul Wahab

Super User
Super User

Re: Getting Started with the PowerApps Community



I don't see anything under Community feedback when I open the link -


Also, I am getting an "access denied" error on these links -




Vivek Bavishi aka That API Guy
PowerApps and Flow MVP
Blog | Twitter | YouTube | Community Profile | GitHub

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Level: Powered On

Re: Getting Started with the PowerApps Community

Hi @ThatAPIGuy  I am also facing the same error "Access Denied" while accessing the urls.


Please guide us.

Helpful resources


Watch Sessions On Demand!

Continue your learning in our online communities.


PowerApps Monthly Community Call

Next Wednesday, September 18th at 8am PDT

Power Platform 2019 release wave 2 plan

Power Platform 2019 release wave 2 plan

Features releasing from October 2019 through March 2020


Power Platform World Tour

Coming to a city near you


PowerApps Community User Group Member Badge

Fill out a quick form to claim your user group badge now!


Join PowerApps User Group!!

Connect, share, and learn with your peers year-round


Power Platform Summit North America

Register by September 5 to save $200

Users Online
Currently online: 209 members 3,893 guests
Please welcome our newest community members: