Error handling steps, counters, a new flow details experience and more

This week we are announcing even more features that will make it possible to build more robust business processes inside Microsoft Flow. The first the ability to create "error handling" steps. For example, if you have a workflow that copies important data into your Dynamics 365 instance, you can now get a notification immediately if that copy fails. Second, you can initialize and increment or decrement counters inside of a flow run. Third, flows now have a rich details page that shows you a summary of all the properties of your flow. Also, admins can now monitor flow run usage across an organization against the common company run quota.

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Widgets are now officially available for both Android and iOS

I’m excited to share widgets are now officially available for both Android and iOS. Flow widgets are button shortcuts which provide you an easier & faster way for button triggering. With Flow widgets, you can conveniently open a new bug, create a new contact in Dynamics CRM or trigger any of your button flows straight from your home screen, without having to open the app.

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Introducing the Microsoft Teams connector for Flow

This week, we’re excited to announce the Microsoft Teams connector for Flow. Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365 that bring together people, conversations and content – along with the tools that teams need, so they can easily collaborate to achieve more.

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How to use Microsoft Flow to manage donations

In this walkthrough, Troy Hunt, Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, shows how he used Microsoft Flow to automate PayPal donation processing, including individually thanking each donator with a personal email. This post is reprinted from Troy's professional blog.

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Introducing the Microsoft Flow Community Blog

The Microsoft Flow Community was created as a place for Flow users to learn and interact together, and so today we're happy to announce the official launch of our latest feature: the Flow Community Blog. The blog is your platform to share knowledge with peers, industry experts, and us here at Microsoft. We want to hear what’s got you thinking about Microsoft Flow and workflow automation!

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Microsoft Planner is now supported in Flow, and introducing the PowerApps Community plan and admin access to all user licenses

The top asked-for connector, Microsoft Planner, is now available in Microsoft Flow! This means you can easily get planner tasks created whenever you flag an email, copy items from a SharePoint list, and much more. We are also part of the new PowerApps Community Plan, and administrators can see all of the Flow and PowerApps licenses in the Microsoft Flow Admin Center.

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