I am trying to create a high trust provider hosted add-in in SharePoint 2016.

I have not added any custom code. It is just the auto generated code.

I have added the client signing certificate and specified the 'issuerID' and password.

Also provided the permissions in Appmanifest file.

Now When I click on F5 from visual studio, I am getting error message as "Error in deployment step ' install SharePoint addin' : we're sorry, we aren't able to complete the operation, please try again in few minutes. "

Can anybody please guide me on this.

(Here I have not registered my app through 'appregnew.aspx' as I am doing this on development server only and not publishing yet so this will get handle by visual studio only for now if I am not wrong. Am I doing it right or I will have to register my app and need client ID and clientsecret also).

Thank you in advance..

  • I found the solution. I answered my questions in case anyone facing the same issue. Jul 13, 2018 at 19:33

1 Answer 1


I have managed to resolve this issue.

It was a permission thing.

I have given a full control permission in app management service application to the account which I was using for app development and it started working.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.