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Sign UP for the PowerApps Community plan

In this article, we will learn what is PowerApps community plan? and how to sign up for the PowerApps Community plan step by step? If you are new to use PowerApps you can check this article to know what is Microsoft PowerApps?

What is the PowerApps Community plan?

The Power Apps Community Plan is completely free, and provide you with a free development environment that never expires.

Power Apps Community Plan gives you access to Power Apps premium functionalities, Dataverse and Power Automate for individual use only, for learning and building your skills on Power Apps, Dataverse, and Power Automate.

PowerApps community plan limitations

  1. You can’t share apps, flows, connections, and other features. with any other users of your tenant.
  2. You can’t add any other user as an environment admin or maker, or to the database roles from the admin center.
  3. It has a limited capacity as it is for individual use only not for a team.
    1. You will have 750 Flow runs per month.
    2. The community plan will give a 200 MB Database size.
    3. And 2GB File storage.

If you hit capacity limits,you can purchase one of power apps plans.

For more details, you can check the bellow video in which we explained the different licenses that you can use to sign in for Power Apps including the community plan.

Power Apps Licence guide

Who can use the community plan?

Everyone with a work email can sign up for the community plan, even If you are an existing user of Power Apps with Office 365 or Dynamics 365, you can also create an environment for individual use.

The capacity of your individual environment, if you used it or not, doesn’t contribute to your company’s overall quota.

How to sign up for PowerApps Community Plan?

We Explained in details in the below video how to sign up for power Apps using the community plan, how to sign up for Power Apps using the trial plan for 30 days, and how to create work email address if you don’t have one.

Sign Up For power Apps
  1. Open the Comunity Plan URL
  2. Click start free button as shown in the image below
powerApps Community plan sign up
power Apps Community plan sign up
  1. Enter your work email address
Enter your work account
Enter your work account to sign up for power apps community plan
  1. Click sign up
  2. If it told you that you are using this email for another service, “this means that you use this email in another license like through office 365 or through one of the powerapps plans. So click sign in and continue
  3. After you pick up your account, it will redirect you to a form in which you will choose your region for your environment, so Choose the region and click the Accept button.
PowerApps Community plan Region
PowerApps Community plan Region
  1. It will Prepare the Power apps Community plan for you, and you can sign in for your community plan and enjoy your free development environment in Power Apps. You can navigate among your community plan environment and the others environment that assigned to you.


Community Plan is a free individual development environment that everyone can use to learn Power Apps, and it has some capacity limitations as the Compunity plan is for individual use only and you cant share your work with the other users in your tenant. The capacity of your individual environment, if you used it or not, doesn’t contribute to your company’s overall quota.

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Heba Kamal

Microsoft MVP, MCT, Technical Speaker, Blogger, and Microsoft 365 and Power Platform Consultant.