Excel automation in Power Automate for desktop

App Maker
Functional Consultant
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Automate

Power Automate for desktop provides an extensive variety of Microsoft Excel actions to help you read and manipulate Excel files.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Open Excel files and attach a process to an already opened file.
  • Use the Excel group of actions to read data from and write data to an Excel file.
  • Create and edit worksheets.
  • Save and close Excel files.


A basic understanding of how to use the Power Automate for desktop console and flow designer, and familiarity with Microsoft Excel.