Sharing Application Insights User Flows

Sharing Application Insights User Flows

Azure Application Insights helps us to monitor applications health in real time. We can track our application availability, performance issues, user’s session and diagnose crashes faster than ever. The User Flow in Application Insights helps in Visualizing overall user navigation across pages and across multiple sessions. This is an extremely useful feature that provides several important analysis of your application.  You can save and share Application Insights User Flows, that allows other users to access the saved reports for further references.

Sharing Application Insights User Flows

Select the “User Flows” to generate the user flow map. It will generate the graphs of your application based on user flows and their actions. Click on the “Save” button to save the report.

Saving Application Insights User Flows

Save To drop-down has two options

  • My Reports
  • Shared Reports

My Reports will keep your report private and save under “Shared reports” will allow other users to access the report.

Additionally, you can click on Share Icon, to share a report.

Share Report


When you share a report, you will get a link to share with others. The user with the access to this Azure resource will be able to view the user map report.

Shared Report

Open the Saved User Flow dialog blade ( Click on the Open icon to bring this blade) to view all reports categorized under My Reports and Shared Reports.
Saved User Flow

From here you can also rename or delete a report, also can share or un-share report.

Share unshare report

Overall, the User Flow feature in Application Insight helps you to understand how users are navigating through the application, where they are spending more time and what action user repeat often.  Sharing reports enable multiple user to collaborate across.

Abhijit Jana

Abhijit runs the Daily .NET Tips. He started this site with a vision to have a single knowledge base of .NET tips and tricks and share post that can quickly help any developers . He is a Former Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, CodeProject MVP, Mentor, Speaker, Author, Technology Evangelist and presently working as a .NET Consultant. He blogs at , you can follow him @AbhijitJana . He is the author of book Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide.

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