Before we begin

  • This article is for Office 365 SharePoint Environment and you have ShortPoint SPFx installed
  • Download Latest version of ShortPoint SPFx
  • Important: During the upgrade step, ShortPoint would stop working for Modern Pages until you finish steps in this article (nothing will be deleted though), so we recommend performing these steps during off hours.

Step 1: Login to your Office 365 Admin

Login to your Office 365 admin center page with an administrator account, then choose Admin


Step 2: Go to SharePoint Admin Center


Or in the new admin center

Step 3: Select Apps then Click on App Catalog

Step 4: Open Apps for SharePoint

Step 5: Delete ShortPoint SPFx app

Delete ShortPoint SPFx app version (shortpoint-spfx.sppkg)

Confirm deletion 

Step 6: Download latest version of ShortPoint SPFx

  1. Download the latest version of ShortPoint SPFx
  2. Extract the file
  3. You will find after extracting the file: shortpoint-spfx.sppkg
  4. Upload shortpoint-spfx.sppkg as described in the following step: 

Step 7: Upload ShortPoint SPFx to App Catalog

In the pop-up, click Choose Files:

Click OK in the pop-up window:

From your computer, choose the shortpoint-spfx.sppkg file. Press Open:

Press OK:

I can not 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 click here to fix the issue.
If you get error saying Cannot enable the site collection app catalog feature in this site collection because it has not been approved by the tenant admin, check our resolution article for this issue.

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

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

Important: You should see that ShortPoint SPFx is Deployed


Use the App Catalog to make custom business apps available for your SharePoint Online environment

Step 8: Verification

Make sure you have successfully upgraded to latest version without any old traces.

NEXT: Update ShortPoint SPFx on SharePoint Site