#Office365Challenge Today’s post is about the description you add when creating new apps on SharePoint.

Day: 205 of 365, 160 left
Tools:  SharePoint
Description: Description on SharePoint Apps

This functionality is rarely used, and most probably because users do not understand what it can be used for.

When creating new apps on SharePoint – I always complete the description. This is where I add the purpose of the app as well as who the content owner is.


In the library / list you’ll see an Information icon next to the App name. When clicked on this, it supplies the user with details on the app:

Sadly….. I don’t see this in the newly updated libraries and lists on O365. Hoping they will add it back.

Overview of my challenge: As an absolute lover of all things Microsoft, I’ve decided to undertake the challenge, of writing a blog every single day, for the next 365 days. Crazy, I know. And I’ll try my best, but if I cannot find something good to say about Office 365 and the Tools it includes for 365 days, I’m changing my profession. So let’s write this epic tale of “Around the Office in 365 Days”. My ode to Microsoft Office 365.

Keep in mind that these tips and tricks do not only apply to Office 365 – but where applicable, to the overall Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.