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Stop using Power Apps to bulk update SharePoint use Power Automate Instead

Updated: Jan 24

In this video, you will learn how to update your data source like SharePoint using bulk update methods. ForAll is great but slow so instead we learn to use the JSON function to format our collection and then send it to Power Automate flow to Parse the JSON and then Apply to each. A much faster method that avoids your users from having to wait.

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Key Timestamps: 0:00 PowerApps Bulk Updates
1:18 Demo of Patch vs. Power Automate flow speed
3:00 Review what not to do and overview of the process
6:05 Create the collection to update from
7:32 Create a flow to bulk update your data source using Compose, Parse JSON, Apply to Each, and Create Item
13:20 Refresh your Power Automate flow in your Power Apps app
14:47 A couple of things to think about when using this method for Bulk Updates

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