Install the Creator Kit
There are two ways to install the Creator Kit:
- Download and manually install the managed solutions
- Install the solution directly into your Environment from AppSource
- A Microsoft Power Platform environment with a Dataverse database
- The Power Apps code components for Canvas apps feature enabled (the System Administrator security role is needed to enable the feature).
- The System Customizer security role is needed to use the Creator Kit components.
- A Power Apps for Microsoft 365 license.
Option 1: Manually install the solutions
To download and manually install the managed solutions for the Creator Kit, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Install the Creator Kit solution
Ensure the Power Apps code components for Canvas apps feature is enabled in the Environment settings.
In Power Apps, select your Microsoft Power Platform environment.
Import the solution (learn how to Import solutions).
Step 2: Install the reference solutions (optional)
The reference solutions can optionally be installed after the
CreatorKitCore solution is installed (just like any app made with Creator Kit components).
Each solution has specific requirements:
Import the updated solution to install the latest version manually. Get the latest version at https://aka.ms/CreatorKitLatestRelease.
Option 2: Install from AppSource
The AppSource package will install the latest version of the following managed solutions from Creator Kit into your selected Environment:
The following configurations will be modified in the environment:
- Enable code components for Canvas is set to true
Using this AppSource install option will modify the selected Environment's settings. Ensure this modification is acceptable with your organization's security standards before continuing with this install option.
Method 1: Power Platform CLI
Create or select an auth profile (see pac auth for instructions)
pac application installto install the
pac application install --environment-id 00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000 --application-name CreatorKitCore
pac application install --environment https://orgname.crm.dynamics.com/ --application-name CreatorKitCore
Method 2: AppSource install wizard
The offering page on the AppSource website allows you to install the Creator Kit into your Environment through a wizard experience.
Go to the Creator Kit page on AppSource page.
Sign in to an account that has System Administrator permissions in the target Environment.
Select the button Get it now.
If prompted, confirm your details and select the Get it now button again to continue. Microsoft will not contact you regarding the Creator Kit by submitting this form.
The App Source install experience will launch the Power Platform admin center and ask you to identify the target Environment.
Choose the target Environment, review and agree to the two agreement checkboxes, then select the Install button to continue.