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

This is the first step to install ShortPoint for Microsoft Teams.  Make sure you have completed Prerequisite: Set Up Tenant App Catalog (5 minutes) steps to proceed further.


Step 1: Sign-in into with your Global admin account

Choose Admin:


In the side App Launcher menu, scroll down and click Admin Centers:

Admin Centers

From the drop-down, choose SharePoint:

SharePoint Admin Center

Step 2: Open the SharePoint App Catalog

Click Classic features on the left menu section:

Classic features

Click Open button under the Apps section:

Open Apps

Open the App Catalog:

App Catalog

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

Apps for SharePoint

Step 3: Download the latest version of ShortPoint App for Teams

  1. Download the latest version of SharePoint App for Microsoft Teams  
  2. Extract the file
  3. You will find after extracting the files: shortpoint-spfx-teams.sppkg &
  4. Upload shortpoint-spfx-teams.sppkg as described in the following step.

Step 4: Upload ShortPoint for Teams to App Catalog

Click New button:


In the pop-up, click Choose Files:

Choose Files

From your computer, choose the shortpoint-spfx-teams.sppkg file from your teams package folder. Press Open:


Press OK:

press 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.

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

Make sure that Make this solution available to all sites in the organization is checkedPress Deploy.

Make solution available checkmark

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 for Teams is Deployed.

You should see Yes under the Deployed section for ShortPoint SPFx for Microsoft Teams:


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

App was not deployed error

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

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 Upload ShortPoint App to Teams App Catalog (1 minute).

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