Adding the SharePoint app to a community

In organizations where the HCL Connections for Microsoft Sharepoint app was enabled, a community owners can add the app to their community so that members can access SharePoint files from there.

About this task

To access the community widget, you must have the user name and password you use to access your SharePoint server. If you do not have this information, consult your SharePoint administrator. Documents you upload to the community from SharePoint are available to all members of the community.


  1. From a community that you're an owner in, click Community Actions and select Add Apps from the list.
  2. Click SharePoint Library.
  3. Click the Overview tab in the community and find the widget for the SharePoint Library app. Right click it and then click Edit.
  4. Add the URL for the SharePoint content that you want to displayed in the community. The documents in SharePoint will become available to all members of the community.
    For example, following the https, your URL might look like this:
  5. Click Close.


Community members can access the documents from the SharePoint Library tab or the Apps menu in the community.
Note: If members are using incognito mode in Google Chrome, they must update cookie settings to allow all cookies to enable the Sharepoint app in incognito mode.