Manage Your App Directory

The app directory offers free and premium (paid) apps. Apps are available as either plugins plugin for the dashboard or as streams stream. Some apps have both options available.

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Note: All premium apps are billed on a monthly cycle. Hootsuite Free users will be required to enter a method of payment and billing address to install premium apps.

Learn more about premium app billing

 Install Apps

To install an app plugin

  1. Select App Directory appdirectory from the launch menu.
  2. Select an app with a plugin icon plugin, and then click Install App.
  3. Click Finish.

To install an app stream

  1. Select App Directory appdirectory from the launch menu.
  2. Select an app with a stream icon stream, and then click Install App.
  3. Select the app stream(s) to add to your dashboard.
  4. Select Add streams to a new tab, or select Add streams to an existing tab and then select the tab from the drop-down list.
  5. Click Finish.

 Request Apps

Apps can be requested through the Hootsuite Feedback Forum.

To request an app

  1. Select App Directory appdirectory from the launch menu.
  2. Click Request an App in the bottom-left corner of the App Directory window.
  3. Enter your app request, and then press ENTER.

 Uninstall Apps

Uninstalling an app removes that app's content from the Hootsuite dashboard. If the app is a premium app, this will also cancel the monthly billing for the app.

important_icon_37x44.png  Avoid unwanted charges by cancelling unwanted apps two days before your billing date.

To uninstall an app

    1. Select App Directory appdirectory from the launch menu.
    2. Select Installed Apps from the list on the left.
    3. Click Delete delete beside the app.
    4. Click OK.
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