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grantfuhr
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How do I automatically post a Happy Birthday message in Teams?

I have all of my employees' birthdays in my Outlook 365 calendar. They are all-day events. I am struggling to create a flow that automatically outputs the following on their birthday into a post in Teams:

 

Today is [Name]'s birthday! Happy birthday!

[Happy Birthday gif]

 

I have been working on this for a week. Thanks in advance.

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v-bacao-msft
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Hi @grantfuhr ,

 

You could use Filter array to filter the eligible events and post the message to Teams channel:

You could also click Edit in advanced mode to enter multiple conditions to filter events.

https://sharepains.com/2018/12/18/microsoft-flow-filter-data-in-an-array/

Image reference:

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Hope this helps.

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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v-bacao-msft
Community Support
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Hi @grantfuhr ,

 

You could use Filter array to filter the eligible events and post the message to Teams channel:

You could also click Edit in advanced mode to enter multiple conditions to filter events.

https://sharepains.com/2018/12/18/microsoft-flow-filter-data-in-an-array/

Image reference:

106.PNG

Hope this helps.

 

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.

Thank you @v-bacao-msft. That works great! Is there a way to post the message at 8:00 AM every day?

 

Will this work for multiple birthdays on the same day?

 

Thanks again! You are awesome!

 

Hi @grantfuhr ,

 

You could set Recurrence as follows:

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Filter array will filter all eligible events in the current date.

 

Best Regards,

Community Support Team _ Barry
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harshkohli
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Hello, @grantfuhr @v-bacao-msft I am doing the same thing for microsoft teams as well but my flow is not posting anything on the channel can you two please tell me the exact steps for the above process it will be great help or if its possible please contact me on my email address:

Email: harshkohli033@gmail.com

ErikOlsson
Microsoft
Microsoft

@v-bacao-msft and @grantfuhr  - Would you mind sharing the flow as a zip here so people could experiment with it?

Love this idea, but like @harshkohli , I struggle to create it from start to finish. Thanks for sharing guys!

ericlindros
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It stopped working for me too. Anyone have any suggestions?

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