Add LOB APP to your Microsoft Business Store–the 72 hour cycle

If you have your own business APP and you like to deploy it to your Microsoft Business Store (microsoft.com/business-store), four main steps are needed… AND a little bit patience Smile.

Short version:

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And here you’ll find all the steps:

The prerequisite is, that you invite your developer to upload LOB Apps to your business store:

  • Invite your developer with his “Company Microsoft Developer Account” to your business store

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Here the needed steps to deploy the APP to your Business Store (private store):

  • The developer will receive an email to accept the invitation. After accepting it, he is able to upload APPs to your store
  • 24 hours after his upload to your store, the APP is visible for the store admin in your business store: «Manage» – «New LOB apps»

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Important: An uploaded LOB App is only visible for the Store “Admin” and the “Global Admin” and not for a delegated “Purchaser” (you can delegate permissions through “Settings” – “Permissions”!

  • From there you can add the APP now to the inventory: «Add to inventory»

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  • 24 hours later you can add it from your inventory to your private store: «Manage» – «Inventory» – go to your APP and in the column «Actions» click «Add to private store». In the image you can see, that it’s greyed out because the 24 hours are not yet over.

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  • 24 hours later you will see the APP in your private store

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    (still in progress)

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    (here it’s done)

NOW the users can connect to the business store and install the LOB App!

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