Workflow App Identifier in SharePoint Online App Permissions

sharepoint online workflow permissions

In SharePoint online, I have deployed a SharePoint designer workflow and I want to publish the app to all the users. When I try to set the permissions for the workflow app, I am not able to see “workflow” app is missing in App Permissions page.

Workflow App Identifier sharepoint online
Workflow App Identifier sharepoint online

Solution:
Log on to SharePoint Online admin portal and validate all the apps and permissions.

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workflows can use app permissions
workflows can use app permissions

As mentioned in screenshot copy the ID of the app to fetch it desired site collection.
Once you copy the app ID open the site collection where you want to add the workflow app.
As shown in the below screenshot enter the app-id and click on the lookup button.

workflows can use app permissions an unexpected error has occurred
workflows can use app permissions an unexpected error has occurred

Paste the below app permissions xml in App’s Permission Request XML:

<AppPermissionRequests><AppPermissionRequest Scope=”http://sharepoint/content/sitecollection/web” Right=”FullControl” /></AppPermissionRequests>

Note: Ensure that there are no additional spaces and enter in this to avoid any further issues.

Click on the Create button to add permissions to the workflow app to the desired site collection.

For more about app permissions and permission types:

Add-in Permissions in SharePoint Online

Click “Create” button. You will then be asked for consent. Verify that you are asked for consent to give workflow full control of the site. If you do not see full control consent request it probably means that there was an error in the permissions request XML

sharepoint online workflow permissions
sharepoint online workflow permissions

Once you click on “Trust” it will show the “workflow” app in the list.

sharepoint online workflow elevated permissions
SharePoint online workflow elevated permissions

You may like following SharePoint workflow tutorial:

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About Krishna Vandanapu

I am Krishna.Vandanapu a SharePoint architect working in IT from last 13+ years, I worked in SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365. I have extensive hands on experience in customizing SharePoint sites from end to end. Expertise in SharePoint migration tools like Sharegate, Doc Ave and Metalogix. Migrated SharePoint sites from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and 2010 to 2013 several times seamlessly. Implementing CSOM with Microsoft best practices. Spent quality time in configuring SharePoint application services like User Profile, Search, Managed Meta data services etc. Now exploring SharePoint Framework and SharePoint 2019

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