Getting to Know the Platform in Microsoft PowerApps

Microsoft PowerApps    |    Beginner
  • 6 videos | 26m 12s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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PowerApps enable you to create dynamic applications without having to know code. These apps can help improve your workflow, as well as help make your business more dynamic. Before creating your app, it is important to get a handle on the PowerApps interface and tools. In this introductory 6-video course, you will observe how to login to PowerApps, navigate the interface to be able to better understand the application layout, and quickly locate and create apps. The key concepts covered in this course include different ways to connect and disconnect from PowerApps; how to navigate the interface to discover features in PowerApps; and different types of app templates offered in PowerApps. Next, learn how to share data outside your organization by learning how to create a portal; how to create an app with data from a file, save a new app in your computer or the cloud, and open an app stored in your computer or the cloud.


  • connect and disconnect from PowerApps
    navigate the interface to discover PowerApps tools
    discover the different types of apps available in PowerApps
  • create an app with data from a file
    save a new app in your computer or the cloud
    open an app stored in your computer or the cloud


  • 4m 5s
    In order to start using PowerApps you'll need to know how to login and out of your account. You can sign in directly on the Microsoft PowerApps page or with your Office 365 account you can access the app from FREE ACCESS
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    To get the most out of PowerApps you'll need to know how to navigate the interface. See how to find and use the key features in the PowerApps application. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Discovering the different types of apps in Microsoft PowerApps
    4m 40s
    PowerApps offers different types of apps for all of your needs. You can create a Canvas or Model-driven app as well as browse the different app templates offered by PowerApps. If you're planning to share data outside of you organization you'll also need to know how to create a portal. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating an app quickly in Microsoft PowerApps
    4m 24s
    If you have Excel data that you would like to use for an application, you can easily create an app. Once you have set up you Excel data values into a table you can quickly import that data to create an application. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Saving a new app in Microsoft PowerApps
    4m 36s
    Once you have created an app, you can choose where you want to save it. You can save it on the cloud or on your computer. Before saving the app you can also change the apps name, icon and associated background color. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Opening and running an app in Microsoft PowerApps
    3m 33s
    Once you have created and saved apps, you'll need to know how to find and view them. See how to access your PowerApps app list and open you app as well as open apps from you computer. FREE ACCESS


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