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Microsoft PowerApps is a design tool for creating new business applications for desktop and mobile clients. PowerApps is a Platform as a Service (PAAS) that allows developers and nontechnical users to build applications from selectable templates in either a canvas-driven or a model-driven format.


If you are eligible to use Microsoft 365 at IU, you are eligible to use this application and its related suite of products.

Data classification

Because Microsoft PowerApps is an app-authoring platform, it could potentially be used for all Classification levels of institutional data, depending on the use case.

Use of this application to store, process, or transmit Critical or Restricted data (including, but not limited to, health data regulated by HIPAA and payment card data) must be specifically approved by the appropriate Data Stewards or responsible office (for example, the Office of the Treasurer for PCI data).


This application is included in Microsoft 365, and you can access it from Microsoft 365 at IU .

For mobile clients, you can deploy PowerApps via a canvas-driven app or a model-driven app. Both apps are available in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

Create an app

On the PowerApps home page, in the menu on the left, click Create to view several templates or design a custom application.

Learn the basics

On the PowerApps home page, in the menu on the left, click Learn to find guided learning materials, help topics, and community resources.

Troubleshooting, help, and feedback

If you have trouble with any application, sign out of Microsoft 365 and completely close your browser or mobile app, and then restart it. You can also switch to a different browser to see if that resolves the issue.

For help, contact your campus Support Center.

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Last modified on 2023-08-02 14:39:38.