Deployment Instructions for Office365 Add-In

To deploy the Office365 Add-In, please follow the steps below.

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account.

  2. Select the app launcher icon in the upper-left and choose Admin.

  3. In the navigation menu, press Show more, then choose Settings > Services & add-ins.

  4. Choose Deploy Add-In at the top of the page.

  5. Choose Next after reviewing the requirements.

  6. Choose Upload custom apps below 'Deploy a custom add-in'.

  7. Choose one of the following options on the Deploy a new add-in page:

    • I have the manifest file (.xml) on this device. For this option, choose Browse to locate the manifest file (.xml). Click here to Download Manifest File
    • I have a URL for the manifest file. For this option, type in: https://testingcenter.net/manifest.xml?uuid=

    New Add-In dialog in Office 365 admin center

  8. Choose Next after reviewing the add-in details.

  9. On the Edit who has access page, choose Everyone, Specific Users/Groups, or Only me. Use the search box to find the users and groups to whom you want to deploy the add-in.

    Edit who has access page in Office 365 admin center

  10. When finished, choose Save to save the manifest. This process may take up to three minutes. Then, finish the walkthrough by pressing Next. You now see your add-in along with other apps in Office 365.


    Please Note: Outlook add-ins can take up to 12 hours to appear on users' ribbons.

Last Updated: 12/03/2019