{Step by Step} Send an email on click of Canvas App button using Power automate:


In this blog, we will learn how to send an email on the trigger of a button in the Canvas app by using Power Automate.


  • Go to https://make.powerapps.com.
  • Click on “Apps” on the left navigation panel.
  • Select “Canvas.”
  • If you do not want to create a new Canvas app, you can use the old one.
  • Give a title to your Canvas app.
  • Select any layout, here we have selected a “Tablet” layout.
  • Click on “Create.”
  • Click on “Insert.”
  • Now add a “Text label” and change the text value to “Send an email.”
  • Place this text label at the top for creating a Header.
  • Add 3 more “Text labels” and place them vertically.
  • And change their names to “To,” “Subject,” and “Body.”
  • Add 3 “Text inputs” and place them parallel to “Text labels.”
  • Rename “Text inputs” and “Text labels” from the tree view on the left pane.
  • And remove the default value from the “Text inputs.”
  • Change the display mode of “Bodyinput” (text input) “single line” to “Multiline.”
  • Click on “Insert.”
  • Select “Button.”
  • Change the button name from the tree view in the left navigation pane.
  • Change the text properties of the button to “Send” from the properties pane on the right.
  • Let’s create a Power automate.
  • Go to https://make.powerapps.com.
  • Sign into power apps.
  • Click on “Flows” in the left navigation panel > “+New flow.”
  • Select “Instant cloud flow.”
  • Give a title to your flow.
  • Select “PowerApps.”
  • Click on “create.”
  • Now, we will trigger the flow from Canvas app.
  • Click on “+ New step.”
  • Search “Send an email” in the new step.
  • Select “Send an email(V2).”
  • Here, we are using office 365 outlook for sending emails.
  • In the next step Click on “To.”
  • And add dynamic content.
  • Click on “Ask in power apps” it will automatically fill dynamic content in the “To” data card.
  • Now click on “Subject” > “See more” > “Ask in power apps.”
  • It will suggest dynamic content for the “subject.”
  • Do follow the same step for “Body.”
  • Your flow will look like this and save your flow by clicking on “Save.”
  • Let’s connect this Canvas app to power automate.
  • Click on the “power automate” on the left navigation panel in Canvas app.
  • Then click on “+Add flow.”
  • Select the flow which we have created.
  • Click on the button, and write this function on the “OnSelect” property of a button.


  • Save and publish.

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