What's new and planned for Power Automate

This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2022 through March 2023. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released. For more information, go to Microsoft policy.

For a list of the next wave's release plans, go to 2023 release wave 1 plan.

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the date of release.

This check mark ( ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for public preview, early access, and general availability.

Cloud flows

Use the new cloud flows features to automate tasks across hundreds of connectors.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Use AI to help create flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Oct 10, 2022 - -
Improvements to the flow sharing experience Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 -
Use auto-complete to create flows faster Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 - -
Use customer-managed encryption key for data at rest Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 - -
Save a copy of a solution-aware cloud flow into a solution Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jan 17, 2023
Support for service principals as the owner of flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 29, 2022 - Jan 2023
Simplified system-of-record data access Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Feb 2023
Improvements to the OData editor in cloud flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Feb 2023
Manage solution-aware cloud flows using admin APIs Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Feb 2023
View empty connection references in the solutions list Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Feb 2023
Cancel all flow runs for a version of a flow Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Enhanced environment picker displays roles Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Improved experience for editing expressions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Improved experience for selecting dynamic values Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Improved Power Automate mobile app for iOS Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023

Desktop flows

Use the new desktop flows features to automate tasks on your Windows PC.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
See last runs in desktop flow activity Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Oct 19, 2022 -
See machines pivot in desktop flow activity Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 5, 2022 -
See real-time pivots in desktop flow activity Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 5, 2022 -
Use cloud PCs for desktop flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 5, 2022 -
Use maintenance mode for desktop flow machines Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 5, 2022 -
Use credentials from Azure Key Vault in desktop flow connections Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 2023 - -
More resilient UI automation in Citrix environments Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jul 25, 2022 - Oct 19, 2022
Command bar and bulk actions in Power Automate for desktop console Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Oct 24, 2022
Amplification of Power Automate for desktop's Errors pane Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Nov 1, 2022
New home page in Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Nov 1, 2022
Generate reliable selectors of UI elements Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Nov 14, 2022
Send license request to admin through Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Nov 14, 2022
Enable minimal flow log details Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Nov 2022
Run unattended automations with hosted machine group Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 27, 2022 - Dec 5, 2022
Syntax highlighter in the UI element selector display Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Dec 8, 2022
Prevent capturing screenshots when flow runs fail Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jan 2023
Set a selector based on text and use of operators Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jan 2023
Set up hotkey triggers through desktop flow properties Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Feb 2023
Support regions in subflows to group actions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Feb 2023
Use desktop flow signing Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Fix the selector of a UI element Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Actions pane refactoring Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Improved runtime error messages for Excel actions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Performance improvements in Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Troubleshooter for connectivity issues in Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Validate the selectors of a UI element Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Mar 2023
Use SharePoint Connector in Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 16, 2022 - Mar 2023

Process advisor

Use the new process advisor features to better understand and improve processes in your organization.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Explore process mining capabilities with minit and process advisor Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Nov 13, 2022 - Mar 2023

* You are able to opt into some features as part of early access on August 1, 2022, including all mandatory changes that affect users. To learn more, go to Early access FAQ.

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • Users, automatically: These features include changes to the user experience and are enabled automatically.

  • Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, marketers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.

  • Users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users.

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