When an upcoming event is starting soon Trigger in Office 365 Outlook Connector.(Power Automate Cloud flows)


Japanese version.

This trigger is to launch the "Automated cloud flow" when the start time of an event is near, which is registered in the Office 365 Outlook calendar.

Outlook itself has a notification function, but this is useful if you want to provide notifications that are not possible with Outlook itself.

  • Notification by Gmail or other non-Outlook methods.
  • Notification to non-participating members.

Or if you want to perform some operation, such as updating the contents of an event, this is also useful.

How to use

Click on "Create" then "Automated cloud flow".

Specify any name for "Flow name" and select "When an upcoming event is starting soon".

When both are specified, "Create" will change color and click on it.

Set parameters.

Here you specify the conditions for detection.


Calendar id

Select the calendar for the trigger.

Look-Ahead Time

Specify how many minutes before the scheduled time the trigger is to launch.

Dynamic contents

The dynamic content available in the subsequent steps is as follows.

Mainly retrieves information about the target event.

The following is a selection of the most practical.


Event identifier.

Required for event manipulation in other actions.

It is used in the following actions.

Updat event

Delete event


Retrieve the title of the event.

Start time,End time

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Adjust as necessary.

Time zone

Retrieve the set time zone for the event.

Required attendees,Optional attendees,Resource attendees

Retrieve email addresses.


Retrieve the event body.


Retrieve the importance level.

  • low
  • normal
  • high

Is all day event?

  • True…All-day event.
  • False…Not an all-day event.


Retrieve the frequency of repetition.

  • none
  • daily
  • weekly
  • monthly
  • yearly

Recurrence end date

Retrieve the end date of the repetition.

For September 15, 2020, get "2020-09-15".

Number of occurrences

Retrieve the number of times to repeat.


Retrieve how many minutes prior to the start of the program you want to notify.

Is reminder on

  • True…Notification is performed.
  • False…No notification.

Show as

Retrieve the display of appointments.

  • free
  • tentative
  • busy
  • oof
  • workingElsewhere
  • unknown

If it is your own schedule, it will not be unknown.

Response requested

Retrieve whether a response is desired when an event is accepted or rejected.

  • True
  • False

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