Edit a flow for a list in SharePoint Online

You can edit a Flow for an existing SharePoint list to modify automation and workflow. This article will show you how.

Note: Some functionality is introduced gradually to organizations that have opted in to the First Release program. If you're not enrolled in the First Release program, or your administrator has set your view to Classic SharePoint, you may not yet see this feature or it may look different than what is described in the help articles.

Edit a Flow for a SharePoint list

You can edit a Flow that is already attached to an existing SharePoint list.

  1. Navigate to the list where you want to edit a Flow.

  2. At the top of the list click the Flow drop-down and then click See your flows.

    Image of the Flow drop-down menu.
  3. Your browser will refresh with the main Flow website (https://flow.microsoft.com) and you will see a listing of all of your flows.

    Image of the My Flows page that shows all flows.
  4. Click the pencil icon Image of the pencil icon for editing a flow. next to the flow you want to edit.

    Tip:  If you have not already signed in to Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online then you will be asked to do so.

  5. Configure the Flow and then click the Update Flow button.

  6. After the Flow has been updated, click Done.

    An image of editing a flow.

Note: You can view all of your flows and check status on the Flow website located at: https://flow.microsoft.com.

To learn how to create a new flow in a SharePoint list, see Add a flow to a list in SharePoint Online. To learn how to delete a flow in a SharePoint list, see Delete a flow from a list in SharePoint Online.

Activating MS Flow in a SharePoint list app

The next generation of SharePoint lists are being rolled out over time. The Office 365 tenant administrator can set the default behavior for new lists. If the default behavior is set to the classic experience then you will not see the Flow menu at the top of your screen. If the new experience is available you can enable it for your list in the Advanced Settings for the list app. To learn more, see Switch the default experience for lists or document libraries from new or classic.

To learn more about SharePoint lists, see What is a list in SharePoint Online?. To learn more about Flow, see Getting Started with Microsoft Flow.

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