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How To Use Multi Choice People Picker Fields With Microsoft Flow Approvals

How To Use Multi Choice People Picker Fields With Microsoft Flow Approvals

Users looking to assign an approval to multiple people in Power Automate (or Microsoft Flow) using a Multi Choice People Picker field in a SharePoint list, may find that it isn’t as straight forward as it might seem. When users feed the field value into any approval step, it will throw it into a for each loop (as shown below).

A challenge arises since users now face an approval being individually assigned to each person defined in the list item. The goal is to have one main approval and if someone in that list approves or denies it, the approval process is completed. To do this, users need to build a string array separated by semicolons and feed that into the “Assigned To” input. First, initialize a variable called “Approvers” and set it’s type to “String”.