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Assign apps to employees

Applies to:

  • Windows 10


Admins, Purchasers, and Basic Purchasers can assign online-licensed apps to employees or students in their organization.

To assign an app to an employee

  1. Sign in to Microsoft Store for Business or Microsoft Store for Education.
  2. Click Manage, and then choose Apps & software.
  3. Find an app, click the ellipses under Action, and then choose Assign to people. -OR- Click the app, and then click Assign User.
  4. Type the email address for the person you're assigning the app to, and click Assign.

Employees will receive an email with a link that will install the app on their device. Click the link to start Microsoft Store app, and then click Install. Also, in Microsoft Store app, they can find the app under My Library.