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Not able to export a flow by Power Automate Desktop

Currently Power Automate Desktop does not support export function to save implemented flows in a zip file. It's impossible to share created flows to others. MS should endow this functionality in Power Automate Desktop asap. Thanks.


Hi @Jimmyhbs 


This feature is indeed very useful and we are currently investigating ways to implement it in Power Automate Desktop.


In the meantime, you could use the following workaround to share a PAD flow:


1. Open your PAD flow through the Designer

2. Select all the Actions and copy them to the clipboard

3. Paste the clipboard's contents to a text file


This file can be shared with others. Then, we would need to copy and paste the Actions from the text file to a Designer window.

Please note that the captured UI Elements and Images cannot be copied. Those would need to be recaptured.


I hope the above helps!


Apparently Power Automate Desktop is developed from WinAutomation. Several functions have not been endued not only export/import functions. Triggered, scheduler and logs are not bundled yet. We are looking forward these functionalities in coming new version. Besides, a way to allow Power Automate and Power Automate Desktop can make use developed flows from each other is required. Thanks.     

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Is there still no export flow functionality?

Best regards


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You may want to check out this video or this article (with screen recording/screenshots) on how you can share desktop flows. Hope it's useful!

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Hi @Jimmyhbs 



by using 2 method u can share

one is to copy the code from pad paste it into a Text file and share tat file to someone he can copy from text file nd paste into pad

2nd method In desktop version u need to connect with ur default environment 
click on premium nd extend train option is there click on tat option.
once u done go for cloud and login with same id ten u wil get desktop flows in cloud.
Ahammad Riyaz

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