Calling a flow from Quick Action wasnt refreshing the screen , so I calling the Update Screen action from the https://unofficialsf.com/the-update-screen-flow-action-component/. Quick Action updates the owner of the case record to be the current through the flow. After the case is updated I see the screen like

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Instead of showing the screen at the end of flow finishes, is there a way we can automatically close it through the Update Screen lightning component. I will save the user the key clicks every time they try to update something. I tried to add $A.get('e.force:refreshView').fire(); which would do complete refresh but I still see that screen Component of the Update Screen

<aura:component implements="lightning:availableForFlowActions,force:hasRecordId">
    <aura:attribute name="recordError" type="String"
                    description="An error message bound to force:recordData"/>
    <force:recordData aura:id="recordLoader"


    invoke : function(component, event, helper) {        
        return new Promise(function(resolve, reject) {           
component.find("recordLoader").reloadRecord(true, $A.getCallback(function() {

Can anyone suggest me any options for closing flow screen automatically through the lightning component here.

1 Answer 1


You have available Flow Navigation Actions to you in the aura component.

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You need to use these to control the flow execution. It seems the unofficialSF component is a flow action. You can simply add another flow screen that uses an aura component that will essentially auto-finish for you and implements lightning:availableForFlowScreens.

<aura:component implements="lightning:availableForFlowScreens,force:hasRecordId">
    <aura:handler name="init" value="{!this}" action="{!c.doInit}"/>
   doInit: function(component, event, helper) {
      var navigate = component.get("v.navigateFlow");
  • Yea I understand adding the finish button would resolve. It will again be an extra click for the user to close the screen right, I am checking with out an extra screen/ click if there is a way to close the screen from lightning component
    – user81642
    Commented Jan 8, 2021 at 16:13
  • It doesn't have to be a click, you can call the navigate whenever you'd like so it doesn't need user intervention. My example uses an example of a button as that's the typical use case, but you can navigate whenever you'd like as far as I know. Commented Jan 8, 2021 at 16:19
  • Thank you, Can you please give an example of how to navigate from the Update Screen lightning component
    – user81642
    Commented Jan 8, 2021 at 17:39
  • I'm not familiar with that unofficialSF component. I edited where I think it would work but cannot confirm/test myself Commented Jan 8, 2021 at 17:58
  • Thank you for your effort.. Yeah it is failing Error in $A.getCallback() [navigate is not a function]
    – user81642
    Commented Jan 8, 2021 at 18:19

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