Hi, I've built a new release notifier for the Power Automate Desktop client using cloud flows.
Not sure why Microsoft wasn't able to provide this functionality yet.
How do you use it? EDIT: If you don't know what a RSS feed was like me, google it, and then it's easy. Add RSS plug-in to your browser and link the source.
Thank you FraenK, well done!
The RSS feed? Just put it into Outlook or your preferred reader/downloader or create a cloud flow with a RSS trigger and HTTP download
Seems like that the built-in update notification doesn't really work!
Latest version: 188.8.131.5296
Still no release notes. 🙄
Hello Fraenk. I spoke to a Microsoft support engineer today and this issue with the latest update, where the client do not detect that it's out of date, is known and they have reported it to the devs. Hopefully, a fix will be made in the next release.
Thank you Frank for letting us know there is an update to download. Unfortunately, they have not fixed the check for update function, which was not detecting the July update either.. ? Manual download seems to be the only option. Do you have this issue as well ?
Thought about the same. There is no fix mentioned in the blog and you can't test it with the latest version, because it is already the latest version. 😉
Just create a cloud flow with a RSS trigger and HTTP download using the feed url in the first post.
I think that I haven't explained clearly what I wanted to say:
There was a bug with all previous versions (that supported the update notifications), resulting on showing the update message a week after the actual release. This bug got resolved in August's release, which means that the users that install the latest version, will get an update notification in September, as soon as the release lands.
However, the users that do not update, will get the same notification, a week later.
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