Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

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Use the Get-App cmdlet to return information about the installed app.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Syntax.

Get-App [-Identity <AppIdParameter>] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-Mailbox <MailboxIdParameter>] [-Organization <OrganizationIdParameter>] [-OrganizationApp <SwitchParameter>]

This example returns the list of apps installed for user Tony. The Exchange Management Shell returns the name of the app, whether the app is enabled, and the app version number.

Get-App -Mailbox Tony

This example displays the version of the Bing Maps app for the currently logged on user.

Get-App -Identity 7a774f0c-7a6f-11e0-85ad-07fb4824019b

This example displays the apps installed by administrators for the entire organization.

Get-App -OrganizationApp $true

For information about installing or removing apps for Outlook, see Install or remove add-ins for Outlook for your organization.

The Get-App cmdlet returns information about all installed apps or the details of a specific installed app.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Apps for Outlook" entry in the Recipients Permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




This parameter is available only in on-premises Exchange 2013.

The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that retrieves data from Active Directory.




The Identity parameter specifies the GUID of the app.




The Mailbox parameter specifies the identity of the mailbox or mail user. You can use the following values:

  • GUID

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Domain\Account

  • User principal name (UPN)

  • Legacy Exchange DN

  • SMTP address

  • Alias

You can't use this parameter in conjunction with the Identity parameter.




This parameter is reserved for internal Microsoft use.




The OrganizationApp parameter specifies the apps installed for the organization (not bound to a specific user). This is set to $false by default.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.