Microsoft OneDrive for Business - Get a file

The Microsoft OneDrive for Business - Get a file action A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. retrieves a file from your Microsoft OneDrive for Business account and stores it to a variable that you can use in other actions throughout the workflow.

For example, if you want to use this file later in the workflow, you can specify the file variable as the source file.

For more information about Microsoft OneDrive for Business, go to Microsoft OneDrive for Business.

Configure the Microsoft OneDrive for Business - Get a file action

  1. Add the action to the workflow and open the action configuration panel. For more information, see Add, rename, and copy actions.

  2. Select a Connection. If you do not have a connection, see Add a connection.
  3. Under Source, type the Path to the file that you want to retrieve. You can also browse the folder structure using the browse icon ().

Microsoft OneDrive for Business - Get a file action fields, buttons, and settings




Variable types


Connection Credentials and other settings required to pass data between the workflow and the indicated service, which could be a cloud service, business application, or content store.

The Microsoft OneDrive for Business connection to use for retrieving the file.




The location in Microsoft OneDrive for Business where the workflow retrieves the file from. Accepts any combination of typed text, text added through navigation (), and inserted variables.

Boolean, DateTime, Decimal, Integer, Text


Store output

The variable to store the retrieved file for use later in the workflow. Accepts an inserted variable.