Microsoft Teams
Recognize great work and earn rewards with Empuls.
Click here to add the Empuls app on your Microsoft Teams account.

User Guide

1) Appreciate & Reward your team
Give value cards, monetary awards, or nominate co-workers on Teams in 3 simple steps.
  1. 1.
    Go to channel/group chat on your MS Teams app where you wish to appreciate your teammate.
  2. 2.
    Click on the Empuls icon on the message extension box to initiate recognition.
  3. 3.
    Enter details of who you wish to appreciate, the award/core value to be given, and your reason for the appreciation and Submit. In case the award requires approval, your appreciation message will be published post review by the approver.
Note: You may be asked to add the Empuls app to the selected channel.
2) Redeem Reward Points
Buy gift cards using points that you have received as a reward using Redeem Points Command on the 1:1 Chat with Empuls.
Unable to find Empuls on your Teams chat? Install the app by clicking on this link.

3) Share Feedback

Share your feedback to your organization and your peers by responding to surveys on Empuls. You will be notified about this on a 1:1 chat with Empuls.
More features coming soon. For all features explore the Empuls web app.

Installation Guide

For Microsoft Teams Administrators

This section guides Admins on how to install the Empuls app Microsoft Teams for your organization through the Microsoft Teams admin center.
Empuls app can be installed as a 1:1 chatbot for all employees (Referred to as Add to me) and as a bot to send appreciations/awards on channels (Referred to as Add to Team/Add to Chat).
1. Install the Empuls app for all employees
Employees can access their Empuls account from MS Teams when the app is installed in their personal space (Referred to as Add to Me in the MS Teams Apps store).
  1. 1.
    To install the Empuls app for all users in your organization
  2. 2.
    Log in to the Microsoft Teams admin center.
  3. 3.
    Click Teams apps > Setup Policies
  4. 4.
    Click the Global (Org-wide default) option to edit the policy
  5. 5.
    Click on Add Apps option under ​​the Installed App section, this allows you to add the Empuls app to the default installed app for all users.
  6. 6.
    Click on Add Apps option under Pinned App section, this allows you to pin the Empuls app in messaging extensions and the Teams app bar.
  7. 7.
    Scroll to the end of the page to save the changes.
Voila! Empuls is installed for all users on your Microsoft Teams instance.
2. Install the Empuls app on all Channels
With the Empuls app added as a message extension on all your MS Teams channels, You may install the app to all or a few select channels from their admin console.
  1. 1.
    Log in to the Microsoft Teams admin center.
  2. 2.
    Click Teams apps > Manage Apps Search for Empuls app on the app list table and select to see the Add to Teams option
  3. 3.
    Click on Add to teams link to see the channel in the right-hand side panel, select and save.
All Done! Empuls app is now added to all employees and channels.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) I am unable to find the Empuls app in the Microsoft Teams app store. How do I proceed?

You’ll not be able to find the Empuls App if your Microsoft Teams administrator has blocked users from accessing public (Third-party) apps from the store. Please ask your administrator to enable Empuls on the Microsoft Teams app store. Refer to the Installation guide for more information.
2) How do I uninstall the Empuls app from a Microsoft Teams channel?
You can uninstall the app from a channel by navigating to the Apps section from the Manage Team option.

3) How do I uninstall the Empuls bot from my chat section?

You can uninstall the Empuls bot from your account by following these steps:
  1. 1.
    Navigate to the chat section
  2. 2.
    Hover on the Empuls app
  3. 3.
    Right-click on the app and select Uninstall.

4) After integrating with Microsoft Teams, will all awards and appreciations issued on the Empuls platform be posted on Microsoft Teams as well?

The simple answer is, No. Only the appreciations and awards initiated from Microsoft Teams after the integration will be posted on the respective channel/group chat.