1. Navigate to the site that you want add your document library to
  2. Click the settings cog settings cog in the top right to open a drop down menu.
  3. When the drop down is displayed, click Add an app
  4. You will see a page, which displays various Apps; click the App, which you want to add.
  5. Once clicked, you will be prompted to give it a name; it should be something that relates to its purpose.
  6. After clicking create, you will be taken to your “Site Contents” this is where you can see all the Apps you have on your SharePoint Site. You should spot the new App, as it should have a small new button underneath the name of the App.

The final steps are adding an App is to add it to the Quick Links menu on the left hand side. To do this, we need to get the URL of the new app.

  1. Highlight the new app and you should see three dots 3 dot . Click these dots to open a small pop up
  2. On the pop up, click settings. It will take you to a screen which displays the settings for this App, you need to retrieve the Web Address of the app which can be found here;

    adding app diagram

  3. Copy the web address to notepad or another text editor
  4. On the left hand side, click Edit Links this will then alter the left hand Quick Menu
  5. From here, click plus link . This will then provide you with a pop out. On the pop out, the Text to Display field is what you will actually see in the left hand menu, the Address is where you paste the web address that you copied earlier.
  6. Once you hit OK button you click save on the left hand side. This will save the link you have created and provide a quick access to your new app