Microsoft/Office 365 Add-in Guide

Please download the Manifest.ZIP file at the bottom of this support article.

Step 1:     At the bottom of this support article click on Manifest Files V3.ZIP file and save it to your computer. By default this location should be C:\Users\%userprofile%\Downloads folder.

Step 2:     Open the folder to display the ZIP file

Step 3:     Right click on the ZIP file and then select Extract All...

Step 4:     Identify the location of where the files are being extracted to, the default should be the Downloads folder, once confirmed click on Extract.


Step 5:     The manifest files will be displayed on the screen.


Step 6:     In the downloads folder you will see the difference between the file folder called Manifest Files V2 and the ZIP file. 

Note: In the steps below to deploy the Add-in you must use the File golder location.


With the release of Jasperactive MOS Online, you have the ability to perform an Organizational Deployment of the Add-in centrally from within the Microsoft/Office 365 Administrator Portal. 


Step 1:     Open your browser and go to http://portal.office.com/ to display the Office 365 apps page.

Note: You must have administrator privileges on the Office 365 service before you can do these steps.


Step 2:     Click the Admin option.


Step 3:     Click the Show All option from the left side menu and then select Settings and click on Add-ins as shown in the following image:


Step 4:     On the Add-ins screen that opens Click the Deploy Add-in button.


Step 5:     On the right hand side of the screen in the Deploy a new add-in click Next.


Step 6:     On the right hand side of the screen in the Deploy a new add-in click Upload custom apps.


Step 7:     On the right hand side of the screen in the Deploy a new add-in click Choose File.


Step 8:     In the Explorer Window, select the applicable Office course manifest-[office course].xml file that you're going to deploy and then click Open.


Step 9:     On the right hand side of the screen in the Deploy a new add-in the manifest-[office course].xml is now displayed, click Upload.


Step 10:     On the right hand side of the screen in the Configure add-in pane, you now have the ability to set the permissions of who can see the add-in in the browser, make your changes and then click Deploy.


Step 11:     On the right hand side of the screen in the Deploy Jasperactive for [Office Course] (varies by application being deployed) pane, the add-in is ready to go, click Next to continue.



Note: if you have a browser open, please close it and then log back in for the Add-in to load successfully.


Step 12:     On the Announce add-in pane, the Office Course (varies by application being deployed) add-in that you deployed is ready for use. Click Close to continue.


Step 13:     On the Add-ins page, the Add-in(s) are loaded.


Note: You must follow these steps for each application being deployed.