Quickstart: Install extensions

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Add new features and capabilities to your organization by installing extensions.

In this quickstart, learn how to do the following tasks:

To learn about building your own Azure DevOps extensions, see developing and publishing extensions.

Prerequisites

Install extension

  1. Sign in to your organization (https://dev.azure.com/{yourorganization}).

  2. Select the shopping bag icon, and then select Browse Marketplace.

    Select the shopping bag icon to browse the Marketplace

  3. Find the extension that you want to install.

  4. Select Get or Get it free.

    Get extension

  5. For a paid extension, do the following tasks:

    1. Select an Azure subscription to use to pay for the extension access.

    Select an Azure subscription for billing

    1. Select the number of users who need access.

    Select number of users who need extension access

  6. Select your organization from the dropdown menu, and then select Install to install the extension.

    Select organization for this extension

Your extension is now installed! You can now go to your organization to use your extension. Also, tell your team about this extension, so they can start using its capabilities too.

Extension installed

Assign paid extensions to users

After you install a paid extension, assign it to your users so they can start using it. To assign extensions, you need Project Collection Administrator or organization Owner permissions.

  1. Sign in to your organization (https://dev.azure.com/{yourorganization}).

  2. Select gear icon Organization settings.

    Open Organization settings

  3. Select Users.

    Users page

  4. Most extensions require that users have at least Basic access, not Stakeholder. Check your users' access levels here:

    Check that users have required access to extension assignment

    To find the access that your extension requires, see the extension's description in the Marketplace > Azure DevOps.

  5. To assign the extension, highlight the user, choose Manage projects, and then select the Extensions tab.

    Select Manage projects to manage extensions

  6. Assign the extension and Save changes.

    Assign extension

    Assign the extension to specific users up to the number allowed for free extensions or the number that you purchased for paid extensions.

Tell your team about this extension, so they can start using its capabilities.

  1. Sign in to your organization: https://dev.azure.com/{organization}.

  2. Go to Users.

Go to Users
  1. Most extensions require that users have at least Basic access, not Stakeholder. Check your users' access levels here:
Check that users have required access

To find the access that your extension requires, see the extension's description in the Marketplace, Azure DevOps tab.

  1. To assign the extension, right-click or select the ellipses (...) for the user you want to assign access to.

Manage extensions

  1. Assign the extension and Save changes.

Assign extensions

You can assign the extension to specific users up to the number allowed for free extensions or the number that you purchased for paid extensions.

Tell your team about this extension, so they can start using its capabilities.

Next steps