Navigate to advanced model-driven app making and customization areas

This topic describes how to access advanced customization and administration areas that are available within a Power Apps environment.


The solutions area is where you can view, edit, create, import, export, and delete managed and unmanaged solutions.

  1. Sign in to Power Apps.
  2. On the left navigation pane select Solutions.

Solution explorer

Use solution explorer to perform app making and customization tasks that can’t be completed from the Power Apps home page.

  1. Sign in to Power Apps.
  2. On the left navigation pane select Solutions.
  3. Select Switch to classic on the toolbar to open the All Solutions view. Notice that the Switch to classic command isn't available when you select a solution in the list.
  4. In the list of available solutions select the solution you want in the Display Name column to open solution explorer.


The Apps area lists all model-driven and canvas apps that you have privileges to in your environment. In addition to launching an app, from the Apps area you can also assign security roles to it.

To share an app:

  1. Sign in to Power Apps.

  2. Select Apps.

  3. Select > Share.

    Share app link

  4. Then follow these steps: Add security roles to the app


Use the settings area to configure environment settings, activate or deactivate processes, and more.

First, see if the setting you need is in the Settings icon > Advanced customizations menu.

To find settings not available from Advanced customizations:

  1. From a Power Apps model-driven app, select Settings Settings on the app toolbar, and then select Advanced Settings.

  2. Select Settings, and then select the settings area that you want.

    Settings areas

See also

Create or edit a model-driven app by using the app designer Create or edit apps in Power Apps Studio for web