PowerApps – New Functions Introduced – GUID, Concurrent & Notify

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Microsoft has released many new features and enhancements for PowerApps since June 2018, part of this blog we will cover three new functions introduced which I believe would be mostly used.

GUID Function:

In my blog, I mentioned how to generate unique GUID using Azure function which requires us to create an azure function, a custom connector and connection between two. Microsoft has now introduced a new function GUID() which will generate unique GUID every time it is invoked or convert passed string into GUID.


  • GUID() – will return unique value of GUID type
  • GUID(strGUID) – here strGUID is string value which should be 36 hexadecimal digits with or without hyphens.

For more details, please refer here.


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