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Add Outlook Trigger for "when an email is sent"

I would like to use this to create a task for follow up on unreplied emails.

Ideally the flow would look like:

If I sent an email, and I dont get a reply within x days, create a task for this email or even send another automated email. 

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Hi, just to say than I found a simple solution to trigger from "sent emails" : trigger from "received email" on sending box. It just works as I espected to catch certain of my emails 🙂
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So what is the status? when can we expect to get this trigger???? 


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OF COURSE this would be useful!  Just because there are people with different processes that don't need it doesn't mean there's NO need for this.  I came here looking for the same thing so add me to the list.  I'm working on a work around but the preferred method would be to trigger on outbound to eliminate building a list before the fact.  The validation on our side is done at the end of the process.

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@Fredoid Care to elaborate on your solution?


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Understand this is a work-around, not a solution, but I have a flow I use to copy the attachments from sent messages and then move the message implemented as follows:

  1. Trigger "When a new email arrives"
    • Folder "Sent Items"
    • Include Attachments "Yes"
  2. Apply to Each
    • Attachments
      1. Create File  (see note below)
  3. Condition : If Email needs followup based on criteria
    1. Move email - To a folder for follow-up


Regarding Create File  in One Drive - 


I have been using the guidance from this thread to modify the attachments by appending the time the email was recieved to the attachment name  "-yyyyMMddhhmmss" to the filename (i.e. set variable to  formatDateTime(body('Convert_time_zone'),'yyyyMMdd-hhmmss')


This has prevented me from seeing flow errors associated with the situation where the same attachment name is received in a short time frame, or is open, and FLow can not get a 'lock'.  This resolved most of those failures.  Additionally, you could use the instructions in that link to append in the sender name, or email subject, if that was beneficial.