How to create custom apps

Learn how to add an application which is not listed in the App Store

Any workspace member (in except of guest users) can create a custom app and add it to any desktop they have permission to manage apps: members with the user's rights can add it to their private desktops only and workspace owners and administrators can add them to internal desktops

How to create custom apps

1) Open the Desktop.com app

2) If you do not have already added apps, choose the desktop you want to add content, click  the + Add button  and select Add an app option in the drop-down menu

3) Alternatively, if you already have apps added, select a desktop you want to add content to and click  the +Add button in the Apps menu

4) Click the Create custom app button

5) Enter the app's name, URL ( you can copy-paste this from your web browser), tick the box Fetch app image (alternatively, you can upload this from your device) and select a category. Click the Add application button when you are ready

6) You can continue with adding other content by clicking Continue to App Store or just click Add custom app to the desktop if you do not wish to add more apps at the moment

A custom app added by a user will appear on the desktop where it was created (if the user chooses to add it to the desktop immediately), in the section My apps , in the section Used at (list of apps used by the workspace) and in the section Custom apps

7) Custom apps can be now found in the App Store corresponding sections: My app, Used at this workspace, Custom apps

Custom apps can be only edited by the workspace owners and administrators

How to create a custom app on a mobile device (Android)

1) Open your Desktop.com app

2) Tap the Expand menu button

3) Tap a desktop you want to add a content to

4) If you do not have apps, tap the +Add button on the top right and then select the Add an app option in the drop-down menu


5) Alternatively, if you already have content added to your desktop, tap the Apps menu and tap the +Add button inside

6) Tap the Create custom app button

7) Enter the app's name, URL ( you can copy-paste this from your web browser), tick the box Fetch app image (alternatively, you can upload this from your device), and choose a category. Click the  Add application button when you are ready

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