Use MS Lists and Power Automate to provision Private Channels in Teams

Norm Young

In my previous blog post I showed how easy it is to Use Microsoft Lists and Power Automate to provision MicrosoftTeams. In this blog post I will show how to extend the previous solution to include the creation of a Microsoft Teams Private Channel. At the time of writing there is no create Private channel action in Power Automate. This means we have to leverage the Graph API. I found creating the Graph API Connector complicated but it’s worth doing for all of the options that Graph brings to Power Automate.

There are three parts to this solution that range from easy to complex, at least in my experience:

  1. Create Graph API connection (complex)
  2. Update “Projects” list (easy)
  3. Create new Power Automate Flow (moderate)

Part 1 – Create Graph API Connector

From the Microsoft 365 admin center, open “Azure Active Directory”.

Azure Active Directory

Create a new app registration by selecting…

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