How do I configure an external app for an account using XML?
Some external apps require an XML configuration. This lesson shows how to add an external tool using the XML provided by the external app provider. To learn more about configuring external apps, visit the Edu App Center.
- External apps can also be configured using XML in sub-accounts.
- Manually configuring an external app is an account permission. If you cannot configure an external app, this permission has not been enabled for your user role.
In Account Navigation, click the Settings link.
Click the Apps tab.
View App Configurations
To configure an app, click the View App Configurations button.
Add New App
Click the Add App button.
Set Configuration Type
Select the Configuration Type drop-down menu and set the configuration type to Paste XML.
Add App Details
Enter the name of the app in the Name field . Enter the consumer key in the Consumer Key field  and the shared secret in the Shared Secret field . This key and shared secret will be provided by the vendor or (if using the Edu App Center) provided by the website.
Note: There are some apps that do not require a consumer key or shared secret, so pay attention to the configuration directions.
Enter Configuration XML
In the XML Configuration field, paste the XML code.
Click the Submit button.
View the external app.
To edit, see the place(s) the app will appear, or delete the app, click the Settings icon . To edit the app, click the Edit link . To see the places the app will appear, click the Placements link . To delete the app, click the Delete link .