SharePoint 2010 Workflow for E-mail to High Prio Assigned
A SharePoint Online tutorial by Peter Kalmström
previous demo, we saw how a simple SharePoint 2010 workflow
can send an e-mail notification when a new item is added
to a list or library. In this article you will learn more
In the demo below Peter Kalmström, CEO and Systems Designer
of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions, shows how to create
a workflow that sends an e-mail to the person who has been
assigned a task with high priority.
Peter continues to use a SharePoint 2010 workflow, but in
next article, he will create the same workflow as a
SharePoint 2013 workflow. This way, you will be able to
see the differences clearly.
Create a SharePoint 2010 workflow that sends an e-mail
about a new high priority task to the assignee
Open SharePoint Designer.
In SharePoint Designer, open the site that has the
list you want to send notifications for.
Open the Summary page for the list.
At Workflows, click on the New button.
Give the new workflow a Name and a Description and
select the Platform Type, SharePoint 2010 workflow.
Click on the Condition button in the ribbon.
Set the conditions for the workflow. In this case
select 'If current value field equals value' and select
the field Priority and the value High.
Click on the Action button in the ribbon and select
Send an Email.
Click on 'these users' and select Workflow Lookup
for a User.
Click on Add and select the 'Field from source'
Assigned To and the 'Return field as' Email Address.
Enter a subject for the e-mail to be sent and add
the body text you wish to use. Peter just adds a link
to the list. Click OK.
Set the start options you wish to use under Start
Options in the Workflow settings.
Publish the workflow.
At the end of the demo Peter also shows how to check the