SharePoint's Out of The Box "Configure page approval flow" uses "For a Selected Item" Trigger

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I'm new to flows and I saw that you can easily create an Approval Workflow using "Configure page approval flow" (Automate > Power Automate > Configure page approval flow). I have made a few updates on it particularly emails and added metadata. It is working as expected on my initial site but when I tried to Import and Export it on a new site, it does not trigger when I Submit a page for approval.

When I edit the flow, the trigger is set to "For a Selected Item". I am wondering how did this out-of-the-box Approval flow managed to trigger it using "For a Selected Item"?

Note: I have enabled content approval on the new target Site Page library.


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  1. JoyZ 18,056 Reputation points

    @Check ,

    After exporting the default page approval flow on a new site, it's necessary to update all the site address and list name(library guid) on the new flow:


    Per my test, it works well if I changed all related parameters to new site and site pages library:


    We can find site page library guid via library settings>check the url and intercept the part between %7B and %7D:


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