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Flow Bot unable to add clickable URL to Teams

It seems there is a bug with the new Flow preview connector for Teams that allows the Flow Bot to post messages to users and channels. It will not post a clickable link. All links are converted to plain text. It doesn't matter if you use the <a href=""></a> style link or the [Link name](http://blahblah) style markup, everything is shown as plain text. This includes links that you can insert in a flow via the Dynamic Content, such as a link to a Power BI tile. That gets converted to plain text.


There is a discussion on this issue at this thread.

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At least you get the plain text ... mine won't even appear with the text nor the url.

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I am also having this issue. 

Edit: I have solved my issue. You need to ensure flow knows you want to write HTML and not interpret what you're typing as text. 

Currently the way to do this is click the </> icon and switch to "code view" then your HTML will start to work as HTML.




I am now successfully posting hyperlinks to Teams. 

Kudo Collector

That works great for the "Post a Message" action, however, if you're wanting to use the "Post a message as the Flow bot to a user" action, the HTML button is not present.


Frequent Visitor

I'm also looking for hyperlink in 'Post a message as the Flow bot to a user' action, any idea?

Frequent Visitor
Frequent Visitor

@jukow that's nice, it worked for me too. thanks for sharing

New Member

This worked for me but I was confused at first and could not get it to work. If you click on this link and then navigate to Markdown formatting : O365 Connector Cards.  Then it shows you exactly how to format it so that it will work by typing it into the message portion of the card you are creating.  Thanks for the tips. To get the link to work you have to type this "Link: [Bing]("

Frequent Visitor

@bknight's suggestion sadly doesn't work if dynamic content makes up part of your link. (i.e. adding Path dynamic content as a suffix to some text to link to a SharePoint document created in the Flow)

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@jukow , great!. Works like a charm.

New Member

Is it possible to add thumbnails on cards? This document

says no, but maybe is workaround?