SharePoint 2013 – Sorry, this app is not supported on your server

This blog outlines some helpful tips for troubleshooting the following error:

Sorry, this app is not supported on your server

You’ll first want to check the App Manifest to see what service requirements have been configured for this to run. If you’re the original developer, you can find this on the AppManifest.xml screen, under the Prerequisites tab.

If you’ve just been handed an app package, you can rename the .app file to .zip, and extract the contents. Locate the AppManifest.xml file and open it.

You’re looking for the AppPrerequisites tag in the xml file.

<AppPrerequisite Type="Capability" ID="B1DDD88F-6ADD-4700-B5CD-18E451635E24" />

Finally, map the ID to what you find here:

That’s it, that should now tell you that you need Workflow for this app to be available to users in your farm.

3 Responses to “SharePoint 2013 – Sorry, this app is not supported on your server”

  1. Jordan March 26, 2013 at 8:02 am #


    Thanks for the information and what about application on SharePoint Store ?
    I’m using SharePoint 2013 Foundation and i’m not able to pick one app with the “support” error message…


  2. shereen March 28, 2013 at 9:32 am #

    Hi Jordan,

    What application are you referring to?

  3. Daniel Mullen April 29, 2013 at 9:34 pm #

    Many times this problem is occur when we re installing any SharePoint application.This type of application is handle by the firms.

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