How To: Adding a Power App to your Teams Side Bar

Posted by Bernie Thibeault on 04.02.20
Bernie Thibeault

Most people know that you have been able to add Power Apps to individual channels within a team. And you may also know that from the Teams Admin Center, an Administrator can create policies that update the left hand Teams navigation to include Power Apps.

A recent update to Teams has made this even easier for a user to change their personal navigation to include a Power App that they need to access frequently. See below on the steps to follow in order to do this on your own!

Step 1: Go to Power Apps, select the app you want to pin and click "Add to Teams"

 

Select App

Step 2: Click "Download app" to download the .zip file

 

Add to Teams

Step 3: Open Teams, click the Ellipses and "More Apps"

 

Upload custom app to teams

 

Step 4: Click Upload Custom App and select the zip file

 

Upload App to Teams

Step 5: Add the App

 

Add App

Step 6: Pin the app, drag and drop to position it where you'd like

 

Pin App-1

Step 7: You're done! The app will start working in a full page in Teams

 

App Loads

 

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