IT Admins - How do I enable ScrumGenius for my tenant?

As an admin, you can use app permission policies to control what apps are available to Microsoft Teams users in your organization. 

You manage app permission policies in the Microsoft Teams admin center. You can use the global (Org-wide default) policy or create and assign custom policies to individual users or users in a group.

How will I know ScrumGenius is not enabled or allowed for my tenant?

  • You may see ScrumGenius in the app banner (if we are featured) but unable to proceed to install it
  • You may have trouble getting any messages from ScrumGenius
  • You may not be able to find ScrumGenius in the Microsoft Teams app store

Configure Global Policy to allow ScrumGenius

1. Head to Microsoft Teams admin center (

2. Select Permission Policies (Teams apps > Permission Policies)

3. You will see a Global policy already. 

4. Edit the "Third party apps" section and add ScrumGenius as the allowed app. 

5. Press Save to apply the settings.

Configure ScrumGenius custom app policy

1. Head to Microsoft Teams admin centre (

2. Select Permission Policies (Teams apps > Permission Policies)

3. Click Add.

4. Name the permission policy "ScrumGenius custom app policy", and add ScrumGenius to the allowed Third Apps list.

5. Click Save to apply the settings.

Assign the custom app permission policy to a user

  1. In the left navigation of the Microsoft Teams admin center, go to Users.
  2. Select the user by clicking to the left of the user name, and then click Edit settings. (Or select all, and click Edit Settings)
  3. Under App permission policy, select the app permission policy you want to assign, and then click Apply.
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