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Create a trigger for SharePoint list columns

It would be nice to have a trigger if a certain column in a SharePoint list is modified. For example, if the column "Status" is modified, or if the column "Assigned To" is populated. So we don't have to use the trigger "When an item is created or modified", where you have to create a lot of workaround conditions just to make sure that the column that was updated is what you need. 

Status: Under Review

Hi all,


We understand the pain points expressed here, and we are currently investigating options in building granular flow triggers for item updates and column changes in SharePoint.


We respectfully ask for your continued patience on this topic for the remainder of this calendar year. We are committed to a viable solution for our customers worldwide, and will continue to post updates here as we solidify our plans (which will most likely be early next year). Again, thank you for your patience, and your feedback on Microsoft Flow integrations with SharePoint.



Chakkaradeep (Chaks)

Level: Power Up

It just seems to simple a request- especially if you want these products adopted by a wider market, you need to make it point and click as much as possible. I have my hands full as it is and don't have time to dedicate to learning JSON or other overly complicated flows. 


Scenario- i have an off boarding SPO list. When a specific field is modified, or a group of fields, i want to trigger emails to specific users in the org, ie 'remove mailbox and network access' field is updated trigger an email to user x.


At the moment this seems to be impossible. 

Power Automate Staff

Hi all,


As posted earlier, we are looking into how we build this capability into SharePoint triggers. There is no need to post another item in the SharePoint User Voice as the product team is already monitoring the request here. 




Level: Power Up

Hi Chaks,


thanks for the reply- yes i know you are monitoring this but by the date 2/8/18 is sometime ago now, and as you mentioned the eta was early this year. When can we have an updated timeframe for this request? It's absolutely critical otherwise we're unable to leverage these systems to their full potential. 

Level: Power Up

@Chakkaradeep ; any deadline for this change, as it is weird to receive same comments from Microsoft for last 2 years..

Level: Powered On

Come on please. We really need this feature.