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Microsoft Power Virtual Agents on Azure

Enable any developer to build bots – from simple to complex

Bot development on your terms

Create virtual agents using a guided graphical interface with no code, and for advanced scenarios, extend using Microsoft Power Automate and Azure Bot Services.

Simple graphical interface enabling developers of all levels to build chatbots

Out-of-the-box integration with Power Automate for access to hundreds of prebuilt connectors

Extensibility to Azure Bot Services for building out advanced and customized scenarios

Easy-to-read dashboard with AI-driven insights to monitor chatbot performance

Enable any developer to build bots

Citizen developers who prefer a no-code experience can get started with Power Virtual Agents. Developers who prefer an inline coding experience can start with Bot Framework Composer and tools.

A test chat with a bot in Power Virtual Agents
A bot being edited in Power Virtual Agents based on different triggers

Keep it simple or extend your bot

Whether you start with Power Virtual Agents or Azure Bot Services, you can extend your bot with open source Bot Framework Composer and collaborate with business users to bring their ideas to life.

Configure and deploy to multiple channels

Embed your chatbot wherever the organization engages with customers, such as on websites, mobile apps, and dozens of other channels supported by Azure Bot Services.

Channels to configure a bot to in Power Virtual Agents such as websites, apps, Facebook, Teams and more

Comprehensive security and compliance, built in

Get started with an Azure free account


Start free. Get $200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 55+ other services that are always free.


After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.


After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.

Frequently asked questions about Power Virtual Agents with Azure Bot Services

  • Yes. Sign up.

  • Organizations with an existing Bot Framework bot can follow these steps to convert the existing bot into a Bot Framework skill that Power Virtual Agents can call.

  • First, configure the skill for use in Power Virtual Agents. Then add it to your bot.

  • Trial Microsoft Dataverse environments expire after 30 days. When a Microsoft Dataverse environment expires, all chatbots in the environment and the data used to create the chatbot are deleted.

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