Add KanBo as a custom tiles to the app launcher

You can add your own custom tiles to the app launcher that point to KanBo landing page or particular board. The custom tile appears under the app launcher's All apps, but you can pin it to the Home apps and instruct your users to do the same


Add KanBo as a custom tiles to the app launcher in Office 365




Add a custom tile to the app launcher

  1. Sign in to Office 365 with your work or school account.
  2. Select the app launcher icon App launcher button and choose Admin.
  3. In the Office 365 admin center, search for tiles or use the left navigation pane by choosing Settings > Organization profile > Add custom tiles for your organization.Add custom tiles for your organization
  4. NOTE: If you don't see the Custom tiles link, verify you have an Exchange Online mailbox assigned to you and you've successfully signed into your mailbox. Both are required for this feature.
  5. Choose Add custom tile plus button Add a custom tile.
  6. Add KanBo as a custom tiles to the app launcher in Office 365
  7. Enter a Tile name for the new tile. The name will appear in the tile.
  8. Enter a URL for the tile. This is the location where you want your users to go when they click the tile on the app launcher.TIP: If you’re creating a tile for a KanBo site, navigate to landing page copy the URL, and paste it here. The URL of your default KanBo board collection looks like this: https://kanbo-online-kanbo.azurewebsites.net/intranet/1#
  9. Enter a Description for the tile. You see this when you select the tile on the My apps page and choose App details.
  10. Enter an Image URL for the tile. The image appears on the My apps page and app launcher.TIP: The image should be 60x60 pixels and be available to everyone in your organization. You can, for example, put it in a library on a SharePoint site and generate an anonymous guest link to use as the URL. You may need to first enable external sharing.
  11. Choose Save to create the custom tile.

Your custom tile now appears in the app launcher on the All tab for you and your users.

Promote the tile to the Home tab

  1. Select the app launcher icon App launcher button and select the Home tab.
  2. Locate the new tile for your app, select the ellipsis, and choose Pin to home.
  3. Pin tile to app launcher to office 365
    NOTE: If you don't see the custom tile created in the previous steps, make sure you have an Exchange Online mailbox assigned to you and you've signed into your mailbox at least once. These steps are required for custom tiles in Office 365.

IMPORTANT: Both you and your users need to perform these steps to promote custom tiles from the My apps page to the app launcher.

Edit or delete a custom tile

  1. In the Office 365 admin center, search for tiles or use the left navigation pane by choosing Settings > Organization profile > Add custom tiles for your organization and click Edit button :Add custom tiles for your organization
  2. Update the Tile name, URL, Description, or Image URL for the custom tile (see earlier description).
  3. Click Update > Close.

To delete a custom tile, from the Custom tiles window, select the tile, click Remove tile and then click Delete.

Add KanBo as a custom tiles to the app launcher in Office 365


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