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PowerApps Trial License Unable to Update SharePoint

Hello Community,


I have an interesting issue.


I have developed a PowerApp which uses SharePoint to store it's data and also integrates with Flow. The PowerApp, SharePoint List(s) and Flow all operate as anticipated when I test with my user (which has a P2 license), however, the group which will be using the app (who have PowerApps Trial licenses at the moment) are unable to update all necessary data in SharePoint.


There is currently one form submitted (using SubmitForm()) and a few other pieces of data patched to the newly created list item (using Patch()). When the users who have trial licenses select 'submit' in the application the form data is stored successfully in SharePoint, however, the Patch() data is not - no data is passed with the Patch() function.


Is this a licensing issue? I have had others on my team with PowerApps licenses test the application and they are able to submit the data successfully as well. The only issues we are seeing are with the trial licenses at this point.


Any advice would be helpful.

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Re: PowerApps Trial License Unable to Update SharePoint

Hi @mccarthyk,


Did you make sure that these users have the proper permission on the target SharePoint list? 


According to your description, it seems that the issue only happens when using Patch function and SubmitForm function works successfully, right? If so, would you please share the Patch formula here? I just tested and I do not have this issue with the trial license users.




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Re: PowerApps Trial License Unable to Update SharePoint

Hello @v-monli-msft,

Yes, the users who are unable to update the SharePoint data using Patch() have identical permissions as those who are able to update the data using Patch().


Correct, the SubmitForm() function does successfully update the SharePoint list and the Patch() function does not (for those specific users). I started this discussion on another form as well, here is the link - the Patch() function I am using is posted on that form:


Thank you for the response,



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