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Installation Step 1: Upload ShortPoint SPFx to Tenant App Catalog in Office 365

This is the first step of ShortPoint SPFx installation process. It requires uploading ShortPoint SPFx app to the Tenant App Catalog.


Before We Begin

This article is for Office 365 SharePoint Environment. 

Make sure you have completed the following steps before you proceed with this article:

Video Tutorial

The following video will go over the steps to upload ShortPoint SPFx to the Tenant App Catalog:

Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Open the SharePoint Admin Center

From any location in your Office 365 tenant, click the App Launcher button on the top left:

Click App Launcher

Choose Admin:

Choose Admin

In the side App Launcher menu, 

  • if you're using the new admin center, click All admin centers:

Click All admin centers

In the opened menu, click SharePoint:

Click SharePoint

  • if you're using the old admin center, scroll down and click Admin centers:

Click Admin centers

From the drop-down, choose SharePoint:

Click SharePoint

Step 2: Open the SharePoint App Catalog

Click More features on the left menu section:

Click More features

Click the Open button under the Apps section:

Click Open under Apps

Select the App Catalog option:

Click App Catalog

In the next screen, on the side menu, choose Apps for SharePoint:

Click Apps for SharePoint

Step 3: Upload ShortPoint SPFx to App Catalog

Click Upload:

Click Upload

In the pop-up, click Choose Files:

Click Choose Files

In File Explorer, select the shortpoint-spfx.sppkg file and click Open:

Open shortpoint-spfx.sppkg file

Click OK in the pop-up window:

Click OK

I cannot add the new package to App Catalog!
If the step is not completed successfully, and you have encountered a problem adding the package to the App Catalog, please check this article to fix the issue: I Can Not Upload ShortPoint App to SharePoint App Catalog.

Step 4: Deploy ShortPoint SPFx

After the upload is completed successfully, you will be prompted to deploy the solution. 

Press Deploy. This will enable ShortPoint to download the latest files from our global CDN

Press Deploy

After this step is completed, you will see a message on the top highlighted with green, indicated that the upload is completed successfully.

Upload completed

Important: You should see that ShortPoint SPFx is Deployed.

ShortPoint Deployed

If you get the following error that the App was not Deployed:

Deployment error

Then all you have to do is to click on the app and try to Deploy again:

Click Deploy again

Help: To get more help regarding the above deployment error, see here: Known Issue: ShortPoint SPFx App Deployment Error - Deployment Failed.  Correlation ID.

Step 5: Proceed to the next step

The next step in the process will show you how to Add ShortPoint SPFx to Site Contents in Office 365.

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