User functions in PowerApps Canvas App

In this blog we will see how to use User function in Canvas App.

User function helps to retrieve the information about logged in user.

We can get email, full name and image information of the logged in user from PowerApps studio Account Information section.

Navigate to Default property of the email text field and associate User().Email function.

It returns the email ID of the logged in user.

Navigate to Default property of the Image URL text field and associate User().Image function.

It returns the blob url of the image.

Insert an Image control and navigate to Image property. Type the function User().Image.

It returns the actual image of the current logged in user.

Navigate to Text property of the label FullName. Append the value User().FullName

This way we learnt about User functions in Canvas App.

Author: Devikumari Krishna

I am a Solution Architect in Dynamics 365|PowerApps platform. I provide Architectural consulting for Microsoft Power Platform, Dynamics 365 CRM Cloud, On-Premise, CRM 2016, 2015 and earlier version.

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