ATOI365D#Office365Challenge Today’s Flow template will allow you to setup a push notification when items are added on a specific library.


Day: 248 of 365, 117 left
Tools: Office 365 / SharePoint / Flow
Description: Flow – Get a push notification when a new file is added in SharePoint

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So what’s different from the normal Alerts on libraries you might ask? These are push notifications – not emails. When you have the Flow app on your phone, it will popup a push notification similar to an sms. You can also modify the message in the notification (this was not possible with out of the box Alerts).


The template I used is Get a push notification when a new file is added in SharePoint:


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In the “When file is created” I setup the site / library I would like to monitor. Under “Send Push Notification” I defined the fields to be published for the notification:


This is the notification I got on my phone:


 Just another crazy Flow template to make your life amazing!

Overview of my challenge: As an absolute lover of all things Microsoft, I’ve decided to undertake the challenge, of writing a blog every single day, for the next 365 days. Crazy, I know. And I’ll try my best, but if I cannot find something good to say about Office 365 and the Tools it includes for 365 days, I’m changing my profession. So let’s write this epic tale of “Around the Office in 365 Days”. My ode to Microsoft Office 365.
Keep in mind that these tips and tricks do not only apply to Office 365 – but where applicable, to the overall Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.