UI flows cannot launch recorder

Applies to: Power Automate

Symptoms


UI flows recorder will not launch. Instead, the UI flows wizard will prompt you to download the installation package.

UI Flows install package message

Verifying the issue


1. Check that you are using a compatible web browser:

  • Microsoft Edge (version 80 or later)
  • Google Chrome

2. Check that you have enabled the UI flows for Power Automate chromium extension:

Verify that the extension is enabled in the extensions page:

Edge Chromium Extension Page

Enable the extension by toggling the switch on the card.

3. Verify that the UI flows service is running

There should be an icon in the system tray:

UI Flows tray icon

If the icon is not present, you can manually start the service by searching for "UI flows" in the start menu:

UI Flows start menu

4. Check that you have installed the UI flows package:

  • In Windows 10, navigate to Settings → Apps & features
  • In Windows 8.1 or earlier, navigate to Control Panel → Add or Remove Programs

Look for the UI flows installation package:

UI Flows installation

If the package is not installed, please follow the instructions in the UI flows wizard to download and install the latest version.