Data Viewer SPFx – Installing the Data Viewer to SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams via the SharePoint App Store

Within this video, we will demonstrated how to install the Data Viewer within SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams via the SharePoint App Store.

Steps To Installing The Data Viewer Client Side Web Part

To install the Data Viewer into your SharePoint Online Tenant, please follow these steps:

Note: You will need Administrator access to your tenant complete this processbut you can Request the Data Viewer as a non-administrator for your tenant.

To request the Data Viewer App for your SharePoint Site, or Microsoft Teams team, please follow the below steps:

  1. Navigate to a SharePoint site where you wish to use the Data Viewer. If you want to add the Data Viewer to Microsoft Teams, navigate to the underlying SharePoint Site for the Team.
  2. Click the cog icon in the top right corner of your SharePoint Site.
  3. Click Add an app 
  4. Click the SharePoint Store in the left hand navigation pane.
  5. In the search box, Type ‘Lightning Tools’.
  6. Select Lightning Tools Data Viewer.
  1. Click the REQUEST IT button.
  2. Select Request this app for everyone in my organization.
  3. Optionally, provide a justification reason such as “I need to apply Data Visualization easily for SharePoint lists and external data”.

A request will now be made, and the Administrator will receive an email notifying them of your request. If you are the Administrator, you can follow the steps below:

  1. As the Administrator, either click approve the request in the email, or navigate to your SharePoint Online AppCatalog.
  2. Open the App Requests list within the App Catalog.
  3. Edit the Lightning Tools Data Viewer request by clicking the Edit Icon.
  1. Under View App Details, click the “Click here to view app details and purchase or manage licenses” link.
  2. You will now be able to click ADD IT.
  3. Check the box to Make this solution available to all sites in the organization.
  4. The Data Viewer will automatically download to your SharePoint App Catalog.
  5. To make the Data Viewer available within Microsoft Teams Tabs or Microsoft Teams Personal Apps, select the Lightning Data Viewer package in the Apps for SharePoint, and click Sync to Teams within the Files ribbon.

You will now be able to start using the Data Viewer. The Getting Started video and documentation will help you.

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