What's new and planned for Power Automate

This topic lists features that are planned to release from April 2024 through September 2024. 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 previous wave's release plans, go to 2023 release wave 2 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.

AI flows

Use generative AI to reason over unstructured content and determine what steps and sequence are needed to achieve a process.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Use generative AI to achieve a process in AI flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Aug 2024 - Feb 2025

Cloud flows

Quickly automate across a variety of systems through advanced AI and extensive connectivity.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Create Power Automate flows in Excel Users, automatically - - Jun 2024
Use workflows on calendar events in Teams and Outlook Users, automatically - - Aug 2024
Monitor performance for cloud and desktop flow activities Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 2024 - -
View two action properties panes simultaneously Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2024
Use undo and redo while you build cloud flows in the designer Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2024
Use copy-paste for container actions like Scope, Condition, and Apply to each Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 10, 2024
Manage unpublished solution-aware cloud flows using admin APIs Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - May 2024
Connect to other environments from the Microsoft Dataverse connector Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Nov 12, 2023 - Jun 2024
Cancel all flow runs for a version of a flow Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 21, 2024
Receive intelligent license recommendations for admins Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jul 2024 - -
Create AI flows in Power Automate Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jul 2024 - -
Use Copilot with French language Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2024
Recommendations to reassign orphaned cloud flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2024 - -
Generate descriptions for cloud flows using AI Users, automatically - - Aug 2024
Use flows with connections from users in Copilot Studio Users, automatically - - May 21, 2024
Push cloud flow execution data into Application Insights Users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 22, 2023 - May 2024
Use your own encryption key for encrypting data at-rest for existing environments Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2024
Create a flow on a file in Teams Users, automatically - - Jul 2024
Create and edit expressions with Copilot Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2024 - Jul 2024
Cloud flows are automatically defined in Dataverse solutions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Mar 21, 2023 - Jun 2024
View a Power Automate visual in a Power BI report Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2024

Copilot for Power Automate

Let Copilot help you create automations using natural language.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Troubleshoot with Copilot for cloud flows execution Users, automatically - - Jun 9, 2024
Automate with ease using the AI Recorder Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jul 2024 - -
Enter into a conversation-first Copilot experience to build flows Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 16, 2024 - -
Use process mining Microsoft 365 personal recommendations Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2, 2024 - -
​Create desktop flows using natural language with Copilot Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jul 2024 - -
Transform scripting using AI-driven natural language Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Nov 12, 2023 - Sep 2024
Maximize your productivity with generative answers Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Nov 12, 2023 - Sep 2024
Streamline workflow creation with the next best action Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jan 29, 2024 - Sep 2024
Use natural language to create a flow in Teams Users, automatically - - Jun 2024

Desktop flows

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

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Self-heal UI and browser automation actions at execution with AI Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2024 - Sep 2024
Set up fallback UI automation mechanism Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2024
Power Fx integration with Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Dec 18, 2023 - Sep 2024
Use CyberArk credentials in desktop flow connections Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2024 - Oct 2024
Use the Run Power Fx expression Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Sep 2024
Use Python v3 in Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Apr 25, 2024
Use machine to credential mapping in desktop flow connections Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jul 2024 - -
Trigger attended desktop flows in picture-in-picture Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2024
Use Azure Key Vault credentials in flow connections Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Oct 31, 2023 - Jul 2024
Create a reusable collection of UI elements Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Apr 25, 2024 - Sep 2024
Use customer-managed encryption key for Hosted RPA Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jun 2024 - -
Connect your own virtual network with hosted machine group Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jun 2024 - Sep 2024
Automation center to monitor and manage all your automations and related assets Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 21, 2024 - Dec 2024
Use Copilot in automation center to analyze cloud flow runs Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 21, 2024 - Dec 2024
Trigger attended desktop flows in picture-in-picture mode through the Power Automate console Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Jan 29, 2024 - Jun 2024
Use Copilot in automation center to analyze desktop flow runs Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 21, 2024 - Dec 2024
Use Copilot in automation center to analyze work queue data Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 21, 2024 - Dec 2024
Use Copilot in automation center to ask Power Automate product questions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically May 21, 2024 - Dec 2024
Use new data table actions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2024
Use new Excel actions in Power Automate for desktop Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jul 2024
Use the new desktop flow running timeout property Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2024

Process mining

Optimize operations and uncover opportunities for automation with process mining and task mining for Power Automate.

Feature Enabled for Public preview Early access* General availability
Scale faster with Power Automate Process Mining thin client app Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 2024 - Nov 2024
  • You are able to opt into some features as part of early access on February 5, 2024, 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.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, go to the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and datacenters (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform availability page.