Painful approval scenarios are prime candidates for business process automation. The prospect of saving time in these processes are a gateway for users to realize Flow’s value. Microsoft Flow approvals are one of the most valuable features of the product. Recently additions have been made that make Flow approvals even more powerful.
Flow approvals already offered a centralized location where users can view all of their approvals waiting for them as well as all of the approvals they have sent. Approvals can be consecutive or parallel, and you can choose whether only one approver or all of them must either approve or reject.
Now additional Flow approval actions, Create and approval (V2) and Start and wait for an approval (V2), have been added that provide the ability for custom responses. With traditional Flow approvals an approver can either approve or reject a request and provide comments. Now with the new approval actions you can enter custom response options. Then, based on the response picked different actions can occur. An important piece of information to note is that the new approval actions require a P1 Flow license. If you are using the free or Office 365 version of Flow you will not be able to use the new approval options.
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