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mtamoush
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Flow works when testing but not otherwise

I found some other posts about this, but none with a solution that works for me.

 

I am very new, but used a template for my first flow. It is simply, Save Outlook attachment to Box Drive.

 

So the trigger is a new email. The only condition is there must be an attachment and the subject must include 'test' (ive also tried it without the subject line restriction).


Then it simply creates a file in box. That is it.

 

I test it. Works perfect. I have double and triple checked that it is on. It simply doesn't run under normal circumstances. What can I be doing wrong?

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mtamoush
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It looks like it just takes maybe 30 minutes to actually run (it suddenly had just worked). Is that normal? Does power automate not trigger immediately?

Rhiassuring
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It can take up to 15 minutes, check this article out: 

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-automate/triggers-troubleshoot#theres-a-delay-before-my-trigg...

 

We can also take a look at your flow config if you'd like to post screenshots, but based on what you've said, I'm guessing it's just the trigger limitation.

R

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