Using On-Demand Workflows in D365 with UI


The new Unified Interface for Microsoft Dynamics 365 poses a challenge to users switching from the Classic Web Interface - the Run Workflow option is no longer available. If you use on-demand workflows to help users get things done in CRM, this is potentially an issue.

The good news is there is a solution for this! First, the users need to be assigned a Microsoft Flow license in Office 365. Sometimes you'll get "Free" licenses along with other products (ie: Microsoft Office) - those work as well.

Next, you'll have to go into and edit the Settings of your environment. Once in Settings, expand the Product group and choose Behavior:

In Behavior, turn On the Show Power Automate option:

And now when you go to a record in D365 you'll see a new "Flow" drop down where you'll find your on-demand workflows:

My name is Rick Towns and I am an amateur astronomer and computer programmer from Canada. This is a collection of interesting posts I've gathered over the years.