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5 Differences Between Power Automate Cloud and Desktop flow #short
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Mar 8, 2023 10:00 AM

5 Differences Between Power Automate Cloud and Desktop flow #short

by HubSite 365 about Daniel Christian [MVP]

Lead Infrastructure Engineer / Vice President | Microsoft MCT & MVP | Speaker & Blogger

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5 Differences Between Power Automate Cloud and Desktop flow

This video goes over 5 differences between Power Automate Cloud and Desktop flow. For more information about cloud and desktop flows, you can refer to these playlists

5 more Thing about Power Automate in Cloud and RPA

  1. Power Automate Cloud is a cloud-based service, while Desktop Flow is installed and runs on your local machine.
  2. Power Automate Cloud includes more trigger options than Desktop Flow (including buttons, emails, forms, etc.).
  3. Power Automate Cloud requires an internet connection to run flows; Desktop Flow does not need an internet connection to operate.
  4. The user interface of Power Automate Cloud is different from that of the desktop version as it has been designed with mobile users in mind.
  5. In terms of pricing, Power Automate Cloud starts at $15/user/month while Desktop Flows are free for personal use but require a license for commercial use starting at $40/user/month

Questions and Answers about Microsoft 365

The on-premise data gateway is simple to set up on your PC. Then, in Power Automate (web), create your cloud flow as usual, and connect it to the flows you created in Power Automate Desktop using the Desktop flow connector. Cloud flows are likely to emerge in Power Automate Desktop in the not-too-distant future.

Five different types of Microsoft Power Automate Flows. Schedule Flow. Schedule Flow is exactly what it sounds like. ... Automated Flow. There are a lot of automated flow triggers, but every one of them starts with “when”. ... Instant Flow. ... UI Flow. ... Business Process Flow.

January 31, 2022. Microsoft Flow and Power Automate are two distinct products from Microsoft, yet much of the information online about these two is almost the same. The truth is these are the same products and Microsoft has just updated Flow by adding some new features and rebranded it as Microsoft Power Automate.