This document will teach you how to install and manage company apps on Admin.
I. Function Overview
Admins can go to Admin > Workplace to get apps for the company and configure the employees who can use them. If your company can develop adds, you can use the Open Platform to create your own apps. After such apps are reviewed by Admin, employees can use them. On Admin, admins can also configure the app display order on the Lark Client Workplace and the front-end display.
1. Install Official Apps
Method 1: Get default recommended apps
On Admin, select Workplace > App List. In the App Marketplace area, we provide some default recommended apps that you can install. To obtain an app, click Get.
Method 2: Find more apps in the App Directory
Click View more to go to the app details page in the App Directory. Here, click Get to install the app. After installing the app, you must enable and configure the app to make it available to employees. The configuration process is different for different apps. If you have any questions during the configuration process, go to the Help Center and search for the app name to find a tutorial.
Click Workplace > App List to view the apps you have already installed. Select the app to configure and click Configuration to go to the configuration page for this app.
Using the QR Master app as an example, find the availability status and click the Edit button after the availability setting. This allows you to set the departments or employees who can access this app. If you select the "Allow employees to apply for access to this app" option, employees who want to use this app but cannot do so can apply for permission to access the app.
In addition, you can set the Range of contact permission for the app. After opening the settings interface, find the range of contact permission section and click Edit after the setting. This allows you to select the departments and employees whose data the app can access. If you enable the Sync automatically from availability option, the contact permission range will be synced from the availability setting.
Note: Don't worry if an app does not include the Range of contact permission setting. The configuration process is different for different apps, so configure the app based on the actual interface.
To obtain a paid app, the admin must go to Workplace > App Payment to complete the payment, repurchase, or renewal operation.
If your paid app has expired or you need to upgrade it, you can click the button to the right and select Repurchase to go to the purchase interface. Select a purchase plan and click Purchase and Pay.
2. Install Self-built Apps
On the app creation interface, find the self-built app section and click Create to go to the Lark Open Platform.
After going to the Lark Open Platform interface, select Create an App and create your own app to meet your company's needs.
After creating an app and applying for publication, go to Workplace > App Review to find the app. After the app passes review, it can be used by employees in its availability range. Click here for more information about using self-built apps.
Note: Admins can go to Admin > Workplace > App Review to review new apps submitted by internal developers, release new app versions, and set app availability ranges. If admins have any questions about the availability range of an app, they can contact the developers, adjust the availability, or add another approver to the approval process. Before adding another approver the admin must adjust the availability. If the new approval approves the app, the app version is directly approved.
3. Workplace Settings
After you have obtained, reviewed, and configured an app, you can set recommended apps for company employees and adjust app categories and display rules for Workplace.
Click Add a recommendation rule. Enter a rule name that distinguishes the rule for ease of management, select the effective department, and add the app quantity and order. Then, click Save to use this rule for convenient recommendation configuration.
After adding recommendation rules, you can manage the rules. Click the switch to enable or disable a rule. To delete a rule, move your cursor over it and click the Delete button that appears. Use your mouse to drag and drop icons to set the priority of rules.
Click Add Category, enter the category name, and add apps to it. You can select category names in Chinese, English, and Japanese. When you want to display apps in a particular order, note that the apps on top will be given display priority.
Set the switch on the top to Disabled to disable the custom category. To delete a category, move your cursor over it and click the Delete button that appears. You can drag and drop the category icons to set their display order. The categories at the top are given display priority.
The default app display rule is Consistent app display on all clients. This setting means that all apps will be displayed on the Workplace of each client. If the current client does not support a certain app, you will be prompted to use an appropriate client if you try to access it.
If you select the Only display accessible apps display rule, each client will only display the apps it has permission to access. This makes it easier to find apps.
👏 Congratulations, you now understand how to manage apps on Admin. If you have any questions, click the profile picture at the top of the desktop and select Contact Support to contact customer service.
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