Wait

If you need to pause your flow for a while, or pause your flow until a specific date/time in the future, our Wait task will be useful.

Either select Wait for a while or Wait until a date depending on what you want to do. Here's how the 2 options work.

Wait for a While

Type in any number of days, hours and minutes (or a combination of those), and the flow will wait that amount of time.

Note that if you type in 25 hours, this would be re-written as 1 day, 1 hour when you save the task.

Because of the way Flow XO works under the hood, the timing won't be exact, but it will be pretty close. As soon as the wait is up, your flow will continue on to the next task.

Wait Until a Date

If you have a known date, usually an output from the trigger or a previous task, you can wait until that date using this option. To find the output you need, click on the Flow XO logo to the right hand side of the field (or type {{).

It's a Flow XO date/time field, so it's clever enough to recognise almost any date/time format you can throw at it.

You can also use a fixed date/time if you have a known date, such as the date of an event. In that case just type in your date. The format YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM will work just fine.

As with waiting for a while, the timing won't be exact, but it will be pretty close. As soon as it's approximately the date/time you set, the flow will continue on to the next task.

If the date/time you provide is in the past, your flow will move onto the next task straight away.

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