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Excel Flow not starting

I have a flow which is triggered for row in Excel. This was working fine till last week, but now the flow isnt starting. Add in window just remains blank... Any idea what may have caused the issue? 


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Hello @MilanC , I have started a question a few days ago about exactly the same issue. I cannot start a simple flow from Excel. The panel turns white and nothing runs. 


So far I have not received any explanation or help. 

@MilanC  - Hi there, I was working with someone today and it seemed like the connection to their table got lost (for lack of a more technical term).  Can you send a screenshot of the trigger bit showing the filename and table?  If it looks like just a string of numbers and NOT the filename or table, try re-selecting it to see if that helps.


@teylyn1 - I'll see if I can find your thread, too 🙂


@ both - Keep us posted and let everyone know how it pans out.




@edgonzalesI have re-selected it many times already... When I edit and save flow, file name seems OK (see 1)ExcelFlowError2.png, when I come back to edit flow again, there is file name in form of numbers&letters (see 1a). Interesting thing is that subsequent steps using the same file show right name without need to change it (see 2)...  

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Hi @MilanC ,


Is the Excel file stored in SharePoint Library or OneDrive for Business?

You could try to trigger flow in SharePoint Online or Office 365-OneDrive for Business.

Please take a try.


Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

@v-bacao-msftit is in SharePoint library created together with creation of new team in Microsoft Teams.

As for now I can't test trigerring flow from Excel Online because add in is not installed by our admin. I will give it a try to contact admin and change it... 

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