Disable an action with static result

Just 3 clicks to disable an action in Power Automate

Have you ever wanted to disable an action in your Power Automate flow? It is just 3 clicks away.

Disable an action with Static Result

So you have built a flow and there is just that one step that you want to disable for a while. It is always those steps that you want to disable that took a long time to put together.

Did you add an always false condition or did you use run after settings to disable an action?

In my flow example below I just want to disable he Create table action for a while. In this post I will show you an easy way to do this.

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In the ellipses menu of the action you will find the Static result feature. It hasn’t been enabled for all actions, but for quite a few it has.

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This gets you to the Enable Static Result toggle. Switch it on and …

Disable an action with static result

… we now could configure output that we want to be generated. But I’m just going to click on Done.

Just 3 clicks to disable an action in Power Automate Microsoft Power Automate Configure Static Result

Now the action will be marked with a yellow laboratory glass.

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And in my flow run the glass will turn blue and the action is successful.

Disable an action with Enable Static result

Now when I look at the action’s flow run details I can see that OK is returned and nothing else. In other words my action has been enabled and the action configuration is ignored until I disable the static result.

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