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Installation Step 2: Upload ShortPoint App to Teams App Catalog


You are now on the second step of the ShortPoint installation for Microsoft Teams. This step requires adding the ShortPoint App to the Teams App Catalog. Follow this article to proceed with the installation process.


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Before We Begin


Note: ShortPoint for Teams is not available for GCC and GCC High Tenants. More information can be found in this article.

Step 1: Open Microsoft Teams 


To get started, open Microsoft Teams. You may use either the desktop app or the web browser.


Desktop:

Find the Microsoft Teams app from your list of desktop applications and select it to open.


Microsoft Teams app


Web:


Go to teams.microsoft.com and log in to your account. 

Microsoft Teams Web Browser


Step 2: Select Apps


From the side panel, click Apps

Microsoft Teams App Catalog


Step 3: Upload teams.zip file to the Teams Apps


Click the Manage your apps button from the side panel. This will take you to all your apps in Microsoft Teams.

Manage your apps page


Click Upload an app.

Upload an app button


 

Upon clicking, a pop-up window will appear. Choose to Upload a custom app.

Upload a custom app button



Find the ShortPoint Teams folder you extracted from the first installation step, select Teams.zip, and click Open.

Teams.zip file


After opening teams.zip, another pop-up window will appear. Click Add to a team.

Add to a team button


This will prompt you to add ShortPoint to any of your Team channels. Select any team channel you prefer.

Adding Teams channel


After selecting a Team channel, click Set up a tab.

Set up a tab button


You will then be prompted to Save.

Save button


After saving, you will notice a ShortPoint tab on the Team channel you selected earlier.


You will also see the ShortPoint custom app on your Apps menu.

ShortPoint Custom app


Done! Proceed to the last step


You only have one last installation step to go before we finish. Go to Installation Step 3: Add ShortPoint Tab to Your Teams Channel to continue.


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