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Update Step 2: Update ShortPoint SPFx on a SharePoint Site (New Upgrade)

If you are reading this article, then it means that you have already completed the first step of the New Upgrade tutorial, and you are now about to complete the step 2 of the upgrade series. Please go through the steps below to perform an update for the ShortPoint SPFx that you have uploaded in your SharePoint app catalog. 

NOTE: To know more about the ShortPoint New Upgrade, please visit ShortPoint SPFx New Upgrade for Office 365 and SharePoint 2019.


Before we begin

Step 1: Locate the ShortPoint SPFx app

On your SharePoint site, click the cog wheel icon (1) in the upper right corner of your page, and click Site Contents (2):

Go to settings and click Site Contents

The next page will show you a list where you can locate the ShortPoint SPFx app:

Locate the ShortPoint SPFx app

Step 2: Update the ShortPoint SPFx app in the Site Contents

It is important to select the ShortPoint SPFx App not the ShortPoint Dashboard. Here is how it looks like to update the app on modern and classic SharePoint environment:

On modern SharePoint experience, click the ellipsis button (1) and select Details (2):

Click the ellipsis button and click Details
On classic SharePoint experience, click the ellipsis button (1) and select About (2):

Click the ellipsis button and click About

Step 3: Get the new ShortPoint SPFx version

To get the new ShortPoint SPFx version, click the GET IT button. 

Click the GET IT button

NOTE: ShortPoint SPFx app can only be viewable in classic experience for now. If you are presented by this interface below, just click Switch to the classic SharePoint Store to go back to the classic experience. 

Click Switch to the classic SharePoint store to continue

At a first glance, you will notice that the SPFx app is greyed out. You have to wait a little until the app gets completely updated on your site. Here is the difference of how it looks like between classic and modern experience:

On modern SharePoint experience:

Greyed out ShortPoint SPFx app

On classic SharePoint experience: 

how it looks on classic

Next Step: Reinstall ShortPoint SPFx on your SharePoint site

To proceed with reinstalling the ShortPoint app, please refer to the article below: 

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