DocRead 365 SharePoint App installation instructions

These instructions are for installing the DocRead App for the first time or on a new SharePoint site. If you are looking to upgrade an existing DocRead App follow these instructions instead.

You need to have an active DocRead subscription in order to be able to install the DocRead SharePoint app in your Office 365 tenant.

You need to be a SharePoint and DocRead administrator to be able to install the DocRead SharePoint app in your Office 365 tenant.

1. Download the latest version of the DocRead SharePoint App

You can download the DocRead SharePoint App from the DocRead Cockpit site.

  1. Open the DocRead Cockpit and click on the “Account” menu item
  2. On the account page click “SharePoint app”
  3. Click the download button - This will download the DocRead app package file “DocRead.sppkg”.

Download DocRead app page screenshot

2. Installing DocRead in a SharePoint site collection

This post assumes that you have already enabled the SharePoint app catalog at site collection level. For instructions on how to do this, please refer to the Microsoft documentation.

  1. Go to the SharePoint app catalog of the site collection where you want to install the DocRead app.

  2. Drag and drop the “DocRead.sppkg” file downloaded in step 1.

    Screenshot showing SharePoint app catalog

  3. Go to the “Site contents” page on the root site of your site collection and click “New” and then “App”

    Screenshot showing how to add a new app to SharePoint

  4. Click “Add” in the DocRead app tile

    Screenshot showing the DocRead app being added

  5. You are now ready to activate DocRead on a SharePoint library