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Send an email from Power Apps via the Office 365 Outlook connector

Updated: May 21

A full demo of all of the different capabilities when sending an email directly from Power Apps using the Office 365 Outlook connector. This video includes everything from formatting to sending complex emails with attachments.

In this video you will learn about:

  • The Office 365 Outlook connector and the SendEmailV2 action

  • Setting To, From, Cc, Bcc, Importance, and more

  • Sending a deep link

  • Sending a dynamic table

  • Sending a signature, image, and logo


Link to the video on YouTube: PowerApps Send email - Everything you need to know about sending mail via Outlook and Power Apps

Link to the video and the app download for Curated Library subscribers: 8/1/2020 - Power Apps Send Email with the Outlook Connector - EVERYTHING

Key timestamps:

  • 0:00 Intro

  • 1:27 Demo of the solution

  • Shane demonstrates the functionality of his app that sends emails with a number of different components.

  • 3:13 Create the solution in Power Apps and add the Office 365 Outlook connector

  • A new screen is created in Power Apps. A button is inserted on the screen and the Microsoft 365 Outlook connector is added to the button.

  • 7:07 Set the To, Subject, and Body

  • Shane demonstrates how to send an email to two people. The subject line can include variables, data lookups, and more. The body of the email can include HTML.

  • 9:03 Set the Bcc, Cc, Importance, and From

  • Shane demonstrates how to set the Bcc, Cc, Importance, and From. The importance defaults to low, and can be changed to normal or high. In order to send an email on behalf of a different email, the user must have the permissions to do so.

  • 12:05 Walkthrough of the buttons in the solution

  • The ‘Send email based on inputs + attachments’ button uses the Concat function. The attachments is an Attachment Control copied from a SharePoint list and allows users to attach a file to an email.

  • 20:28 Walkthrough of the ‘Send a deep link’ button

  • The ‘Send a deep link’ button sends a link that directly opens an app in Power Apps.

  • 22:14 Walkthrough of the ‘Send a dynamic table and signature with image’ button

  • The body of the ‘Send a dynamic table and signature with image’ button is a hard coded link to HTML in an HTML control. The user that clicks this button will have their signature and image, or company logo, included in the email.

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