Perform custom updates in a Power Apps canvas app

Functional Consultant
App Maker
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Apps

With some Power Apps canvas apps a form is not the solution. This module will focus on how to perform custom updates when your data is not in a form.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Use the Patch function to update your data
  • Understand how the Defaults function is used to create new records with Patch
  • Utilize the Remove and RemoveIf functions to delete records
  • Determine whether to use Clear and Collect or ClearCollect in their scenario


A basic understanding of how to create a Power Apps canvas app.