Step 4. Add the app to Teams

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After uploading the app in the Teams admin center, it is time to distribute the app to the users in your tenant. This can be done via a policy, or the users can add the app themselves. In this article, we will also talk about the policy on how to arrange the apps in the order that you want them to appear in Teams.


Add the Workspace app as a user

When the app has been made available in the Teams App Store by the admin, the users can now add the Workspace app to Teams.

  1. Click on Apps and search for the app.

  2. Click Add to add it to Teams.

The Workspace app is now added to Teams

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Setup policies (optional)

Once the app is uploaded in the Teams App Store, admins can manage app setup policies. To create a policy, do the following:

  1. Go to Teams apps.
  2. Choose Setup policies.
  3. Click on Add or change the current policy to add the Workspace 365 Teams app to the users left sidebar.

Automatically install the app for users

If you want to install the app for users automatically when they start Teams, follow these steps:

  1. In the Add installed apps pane search for the app you want to automatically install. You can also filter apps by app permission policy.
  2. Then, select Add.

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Change app order in the Teams app navigation bar

It's also possible to arrange the apps in the order that you want them to appear in Teams.

  1. Under Teams apps, select Setup policies.
  2. Go to Pinned apps.
  3. You can select an app and move it up- or downwards.
  4. Then, select Save.

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