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Microsoft Flow: Use a SharePoint calendar list in a workflow

Time to do this: 2 minutes

SharePoint lists are awesome. Except for when they’re picky. A SharePoint calendar is just one example. Have you ever wanted to create a workflow that pulls content from the SharePoint calendar and maybe puts it into an Outlook calendar? Or maybe a workflow that copies calendar events to another non-calendar SharePoint list?

When you first pull up your SharePoint site with the calendar list in Microsoft Flow…surprise, the calendar is not listed under the available lists. Instead, you just have to do this:

  1. Enter the site address, per usual for whatever site you’re trying to get the calendar items from

  2. Under “List Name” click the dropdown and select “Enter custom value”

  3. Type in the display name of your list, for example “Team Calendar”

Enter the required site address and then from the list name dropdown select “enter custom value” and type in your list name.

Enter the required site address and then from the list name dropdown select “enter custom value” and type in your list name.

That’s it. You should now be able to get the list items (events) from your SharePoint calendar. With that, you can do all sorts of Microsoft Flow goodness with the event details.

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