Installing PowerShell for Power Platform Administrators

PowerShell in this article requires PowerShell version 5.x. This will be updated to use a newer version in the future. To check the version of PowerShell running on your machine, run the following command:


If you have an outdated version, see Upgrading existing Windows PowerShell.


The modules described in this document use .NET Framework. This makes it incompatible with PowerShell 6.0 and later, which use .NET Core.


To run the PowerShell cmdlets for app creators, do the following:

  1. Run PowerShell as an administrator.

    Run PowerShell as an administrator.

  2. Import the necessary module using the following command:

    Install-Module -Name Microsoft.PowerApps.Administration.PowerShell

    Alternatively, if you don't have admin rights on your computer, you can use the following to use these modules:

    Save-Module -Name Microsoft.PowerApps.Administration.PowerShell -Path
    Import-Module -Name Microsoft.PowerApps.Administration.PowerShell
  3. If you are prompted to accept the change to the InstallationPolicy value of the repository, accept [A] Yes to All modules by typing A and pressing Enter for each module.

    Accept InstallationPolicy value.