This article provides a step-by-step guide to help you integrate Loft, a powerful app, into your Microsoft Teams environment. By following these instructions, you can seamlessly install the Loft app and make it available to all users in your organisation. Let's get started!
- An Office 365 account with administrative privileges
1. Login to Office 365:
Access your Office 365 account by visiting the login page and entering your credentials.
2. Open the Admin Section:
After logging in, locate and click on the "Admin" option in the left menu. This will open the Office 365 Admin Centre.
3. Navigate to the Teams Admin Centre:
Once the Admin Centre has loaded, locate the left side menu and select "Show all." From the expanded options, click on "Teams" and then choose "Login with Admin account." This action will take you to the Teams Admin Centre.
4. Access Setup Policies:
Within the Teams Admin Centre, select the left-side menu and click on "Teams Apps." Next, choose "Setup Policies" from the available options.
5. Select the Global (Org-wide default) Policy:
On the Setup Policies page, you will see a list of policies. Click on "Global (Org-wide default)" to access the settings for this policy.
6. Enable Upload Custom Apps:
In the Global (Org-wide default) policy settings, make sure the "Upload Custom apps" toggle is turned on. This setting allows you to upload custom apps like Loft.
7. Manage Apps:
After enabling the Upload Custom Apps toggle, click on "Manage Apps" under the Teams Apps section. This will open the Apps settings page.
8. Upload the Loft App:
On the Apps settings page, click on "Upload new app." Download the zip file from here and locate the downloaded file on your device and select it for upload.
9. Wait for Upload Completion:
The Teams app upload process may take a few moments. Please be patient and wait for the upload to complete.
10. App Availability:
Once the Loft app is successfully uploaded, it will be available to all users in your organisation. However, please note that it may take up to 12 hours for the app to become accessible organisation-wide.
To verify that the Loft app has been successfully integrated into Microsoft Teams and is available to all users, follow these steps:
1. Open Microsoft Teams:
Launch the Microsoft Teams application using your Office 365 account.
2. Navigate to Apps:
Within Teams, locate the Apps section from the left sidebar and click on it.
3. Look for the Loft App:
Scroll through the list of available apps and look for the Loft app. If you find it listed, the integration was successful.
Congratulations! You have successfully integrated the Loft app into your Microsoft Teams environment. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can now take advantage of Loft's powerful features to enhance your collaboration and productivity in Teams. Please note that it may take up to 12 hours for the app to be available to all users across your organisation. Enjoy using Loft in Microsoft Teams!