Wait for service(Power Automate Desktop Action)

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This action waits for the flow until the specified service is in the "Start" or "Stopp" or "Pause" state.

It is useful, though, when a service changes state and you want to wait for it to complete, It is unlikely that anyone other than engineers will have the opportunity to use Windows service operations.

How to use

Drag "Wait for service" under "Windows services".

Set parameters.


Wait for service to

Select which state to wait for.

  • Stop
  • Start
  • Pause

Service name

Specify the name of the target service.

The service name is the name that appears in the "Services" tab of the Task Manager or in the Service Management Tool.

You may rely on the candidates as they are displayed.

Fail with timeout error

If OFF, waits without time limit.

If ON, specifies seconds as time limit.

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Windows services Actions