How to Set Radio Button Default Value in Power Apps?

Did you know to set a Power Apps radio button default value? If Not, No worries, I am here to help you!

This Power Apps tutorial will explain How to set a radio button default value in Power Apps.

Set Radio Button Default Value in Power Apps

Let me show you how to set the Power Apps radio button default value in two different scenarios:

  1. Set Power Apps Radio button default value [Manually]
  2. How to set Power Apps radio button value [Using SharePoint list]

Set the Power Apps Radio button default value Manually

For example, I have created a Power Apps Canvas app and then added a Radio button control that contains the “Project Status” values [Which I added manually].

Whenever the user opens or loads an app, the Power Apps radio button automatically selects a value as “Completed.”

Power Apps set default value to Radio button control

Follow the below steps to achieve this:

  • Open your Power Apps with respective Microsoft credentials.
  • Create a Power Apps Blank canvas app -> Then add a Radio button control -> Set its Items property to:
[“Not Started”, “In Progress”, “Completed”]
Set Radio Button Default Value in the Power Apps Manually
  • Select a Radio button control -> Set its Default property as:
"Completed"

Where,

  1. “Completed” = It is the specific value that we want to set as the Radio button default value
Set Radio Button Default Value in Power Apps
  • Save, Publish, and Preview the app. Whenever the user loads or opens an app, the radio button value will default be selected as “Completed.”
Set default value to Power Apps Radio button control

This is how to set a default value in the Power Apps Radio button control.

Set Radio Button Default Value in Power Apps using SharePoint List

Next, we will check how to set the Power Apps Radio button default value from the SharePoint list.

Example: I have a SharePoint list [“Training Courses“] that has various columns like:

Column NameData type
Course NameTitle
TechnologyChoice [“SharePoint,” “Power Apps,” “Power Automate,” “Power Bi”]
Course Start DateDate and time
Course End DateDate and time
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Set Radio Button Default Value in Power Apps using SharePoint List

On my Power Apps screen, I have added a Radio button control connected to the above SharePoint list choice column.

Whenever the user opens or loads an app, the Power Apps radio button automatically selects a value as “SharePoint.”

Power Apps set Radio Button Default Value using SharePoint List

Follow the below steps to achieve this:

  • On the Power Apps screen, insert a Radio button control -> Set its Items property to:
Choices([@'Training Courses'].'Technology')

Where,

  1. Training Courses = SharePoint list name
  2. Technology = SharePoint list column name
Set Radio Button Default Value in the Power Apps from SharePoint list
  • Select a Radio button control -> Set its Default property as:
"SharePoint"
Set Radio Button Default Value in Power Apps from SharePoint list
  • Whenever the user loads or opens an app, the radio button value will default be selected as “SharePoint.”
How to set Power Apps Radio Button Default Value using SharePoint List

This is how to set a Power Apps Radio button default value using the SharePoint list.

Conclusion

This Power Apps tutorial has explained How to set a default value of the Power Apps radio button control in different scenarios:

  • Set the Radio Button Default Value in Power Apps manually.
  • How to set the Power Apps radio button default value using the SharePoint list.

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