Install your chatbot on Teams

Quick how-to to explain how to install a Vizir chatbot on your "personal" Teams app.

Go to you team space. If you are an admin, you'll see the "..." under "Files".

If you're not an admin, then you can't install the chatbot.

Click on the "..." then "Other applications", as showed below.

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Then type "App studio" in the search bar.

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Then install it.

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Then choose the bot option

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Then click on "Manifest editor" as showed below.

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Then click on Create a new app.

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Then fill in the form as asked. Here is some info to help you go quicker :

  • identification : click on generate
  • package name : test.teams.vizir.co
  • version : 1.0.0
  • description : Chatbot to answer the IT questions at Bolton
  • long description : This chatbot answers frequently asked questions and helps users create support tickets for the Bolton IT Help Desk. This is a demo bot.
  • developer info :
    • Name : Thomas Maitre
    • Website : https://vizir.co
  • Privacy statement : https://www.vizir.co/mentions-legales/
  • Terms of use : https://www.vizir.co/mentions-legales/
  • Images :
    • Full color download : click here
    • Transparent outline download : click here
    • Color : choose the one your like (or 3DBBD8 if you like ours)
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Once finished, the got to Capabilities > Bots

Click on setup

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Chose the "Existing bot" option.

Name your bot easily so you can find it afterwards, and choose the options as showed below.

Here is the bot ID : c238f7ec-fa0c-478f-8527-df5b0ea09692

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Then go down to finish and click install

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Then open the bot

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Say start talking to it !