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With PowerApps, you can work in different environments and easily switch among them. For an overview of environments, see Environments overview, which explains in detail why you use environments and how you can create and manage them. The scope of this article will cover the following topics on environment:
When you sign up and first sign in to powerapps.com, you will likely land in a default environment. You can verify this by looking at the upper-right corner of the page.
The Default environment is accessible to everyone. You can start creating apps in this environment and share your apps with other users. You may also have access to other environments, such as those you create yourself or those created by others but you have access to. You can switch environments by clicking the environment dropdown in the upper-right corner and selecting a different environment. In this example, I am switching from Default environment to Environment 1.
Once you switch to a different environment (such as Environment 1), you will see all the apps you created or have access to in this new environment.
You can create apps in existing environments that you have access to or in a new environment. Creating your own environment, however, requires a specific plan. For more information, see this topic. Before you create an app, always make sure you select the environment you want to app to be in. Otherwise, you will have to deal with moving apps between environments.
Whether you are working in powerapps.com, PowerApps Studio for Windows, or PowerApps Studio for web, the list of apps, connections, etc. that you see is always filtered based on the environment that's selected in the dropdown. If you don't see the apps you are looking for, always confirm whether the right environment is selected.
Again, to switch environments in powerapps.com:
To switch environments in PowerApps Studio for Windows or PowerApps Studio for web:
For more information about environments, see this overview.