The following article will take you through the prelimary steps to enable your SharePoint environment for LiveTiles installation. At the end of the article you can find links for installation guides and supporting guides for LiveTiles Design, Build and Blueprint. 

Pre-Installation Setup Steps

There are three processes that need to be setup prior to installation of LiveTiles Design, Build or Blueprint.

  • Site Collection Administrator
  • Custom Scripting
  • App Catalog

Site Collection Administrator

To install LiveTiles you need to have an account with Site Collection Administrator permissions. If you do not know what this means or do not have the permissions, please contact your SharePoint or Office365 Admin.

Installing on SharePoint 2013 or 2016

If you are installing LiveTiles SharePoint on SharePoint Online (Office 365), follow the steps below.
If you are installing LiveTiles SharePoint on SharePoint 2013 or 2016 (on-premises) you will need to follow the On-Premise App Catalog Setup article to set up your environment for apps.

Custom Scripting

Step one

Check that the Custom Scripts option is set to Allow for your SharePoint tenant.
Go to:

If the settings are both set to Allow, move on to App Catalog.

Step two

If set to Prevent, select Allow for both Custom Script options. Click OK

*This setting change can take up to 24 hours to apply. If you require it to have an immediate effect you can use the SharePoint Online Management Tool steps below to change the setting*

Step three  

Use the SharePoint Online Management Tool to execute the following PowerShell commands to turn on Allow Custom Scripting for the tenant.

Download the Management tool at: 


Step four

Enter URL for the SharePoint admin site: https://<yourdomain>

Enter tenant admin username and password:

Note: the username is in the format admin@<yourdomain>

Set-SPOsite <https://<yourdomain>>
-DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0

Note: If instead you would only like to enable custom scripting for an individual site collection, use the following command instead: 

Set-SPOsite <SiteURL> -DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0

*You also need to make sure the custom scripting setting in the admin portal matches what you set usingPowerShell or the site collection setting may be overridden again in the next 24 hours*

Open: https://<yourdomain>

App Catalog

The LiveTiles Design Manager app is deployed via the SharePoint organisation app catalog.


If you do not already have an app catalog in your Office 365 tenant you will need to create one

Step one

Go to the SharePoint Admin centre using the link in the portal left-hand "waffle" menu->

Under Admin->Click SharePoint:

Step two

Click Apps

Step three

Click App Catalog

Select Create a new app catalog site and click OK

Step four

Configure the app catalog and click OK

You are now ready to install LiveTiles SharePoint!

Related Articles 

Main Installation Guides

Prerequisites - LiveTiles SharePoint Installation
LiveTiles Design - LiveTiles SharePoint Installation
LiveTiles Build - LiveTiles SharePoint Installation
LiveTiles Blueprint - LiveTiles SharePoint Installation

Supporting Guides

Approving the LiveTiles Design Manager App
Office 365 Groups or Team Sites
On-Premise App Catalog Setup
Installing LiveTiles Design - Non-App Installation
Installing LiveTiles Design - Offline Installation

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