O365 – Install / Upgrade App from App Catalog OOTB

  • Upload the first version(example: 1.0.0.5) of your app in the app catalog site.
  • Install the first version of your app in the app catalog site.
  • Go to Site Contents Page and select “Deployment” from App options

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  • Now you will be redirected to the “Manage App Deployments” page where in you can configure where you can install the app. App can be installed with Site Collections, Managed Paths and Site Templates based scopes.

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  • Configure the setting as per your requirement and click Ok to trust the app

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  • In this example, I wanted to install my app in https://cacloud.sharepoint.com/sites/dev site collection under sites managed path with Developer Site templates only.
  • Now the app should be installed in the above said sites

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  • Now upload the next version(1.0.0.6) of your app in the app catalog site
  • Upgrade the app from app catalog and trust it again in the app catalog site

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  • Now your app should get upgraded automatically in the sites you configured in step # 4.

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About Joseph Velliah
As a SharePoint Developer my professional interests tend to be technical and SharePoint focused. I run a blog at "SP RIDER" where you can expect to read HOW TOs and scenarios that I run into during my day to day job. I hope my posts will give back a little to the community that is helped me.

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