How do I delay a flow in SharePoint until a condition is met? #M365AMA

In this episode, the #M365AMA panel discusses the following community question:

“Guys, could you please help me? how to create flow for sharepoint to delay until a certain condition is met in sharepoint list. for Example:- Flow is started when new Item is created in list. and wait until When someone approve the item in list. As soon as item is approved next action execute based on approved or rejected”

Check out the discussion here:


Participating in this discussion were:

Some relevant notes/links shared by the team:

  • As Jonathan mentions in the recording, if approval will take less than 28 days, use Start and wait for approval. If more than 28 days, approvals won’t work.

Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (, leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.