Power Automate (formerly known as Microsoft Flow) is a powerful tool that allows you to automate workflows between different applications and services. One common use case is to automate the creation of Microsoft Teams. However, before creating a new Microsoft Team, it’s important to check if a team with the same title already exists. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to use Power Automate to check if a Microsoft Team already exists using the team title.

Comparing a Microsoft Team’s existence based on its title is a simple process. You can add this activity to a new Flow by passing the team title as a parameter, or you can include it in an existing Flow. The result of this action will be a Boolean value.

Step 1: “List Teams” Action from the Microsoft Teams Connector

Next, you need to add the “List Teams” action from the Microsoft Teams connector. To do this, search for “List Teams” in the search bar and select the “Get teams” action.

Step 2: Add expression to “Compose” Action

Now, Add the “Compose” Action and can add a formula express on “List Teams” action verifying the Team Title to compare. Check the below example:


This will return a Boolean value which you can condition to condition and can add actions to your flow to perform additional actions based on this information.

In this blog post, we showed you how to use Power Automate to check if a Microsoft Team already exists using the team title. By following these steps, you can ensure that you don’t create duplicate Microsoft Teams and streamline your workflow. Power Automate is a powerful tool that can help you automate many repetitive tasks, saving you time and improving your productivity.

Adnan is six time Microsoft MVP (Since 2015) with over 16 years of extensive experience with major expertise on SharePoint, SharePoint based development, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, .Net Platform and Microsoft BI. He is currently working Sr Microsoft Consultant at Olive + Goose. He is MCT Regional Lead for Pakistan Chapter since 2012. He is working on SharePoint for past 12 years and worked on different intranet/intranet solutions for private & govt. sector majorly in United states and Gulf region and have experience of working with multiple Fortune 500 companies. He is a trainer, technology evangelist and also speaks in community forums.

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