Build your first Power Automate for desktop flow

App Maker
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Automate

Learn the basics of Power Automate for desktop flows. Additionally, learn how to build the first flow to help automate a repetitive task, freeing up time for more important endeavors.

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll:

  • Learn how to use Power Automate to create a new desktop flow.
  • Record actions that are performed in a desktop-based application.
  • Perform a test run of the new desktop flow.


  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Power Automate
  • Recommended - View lab instructions on a separate device or in a printout