Get Display Name of the current Flow in Power Automate

If you are working on complex Flows and need to identify which Flow a certain operation is being performed from –

Example, you are working on some Account Processing Flow you designed for Dataverse tables and there are several Flows for the Account table, but you want to start logging errors from different Flows for developer reference.

workflow() function

Here’s how you can use the workflow() function in Power Automate Flow to get the name of the current Flow –

  1. Here’s the name of the Flow which we are intending to get in the Flow run itself.


  2. In this example, I’m initializing a variable of type String to Demonstrate this

  3. Now, you have workflow() function in the Expressions area in Dynamic Content in your Flow step.

  4. Once you select the workflow() function, you can continue to type in even though you are not seeing auto-complete options. Type .tags.flowDisplayName further as shown below

  5. And click OK, make sure by hovering that the expressions is added.

  6. And when you Run the Flow to test, you can get the Name of the Flow itself.

  7. Also, you can get the other properties from the workflow() function as well. Here’s an example when you just use workflow() function and see the results –

Hope this was useful!

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Thank you!