How to Access Advanced Features with PDF Converter for SharePoint Online

PDF Converter offers an array of basic features, such as converting and merging documents using the User Interface. Accessing its advanced functionalities can take your document management capabilities to the next level with features such as real-time watermarking. However, some of these advanced features require elevated privileges to provide secure and authorized access.

In this blog post, we’ll explore how to unlock and use these advanced features with the PDF Converter for SharePoint Online. Let’s dive in and enhance your SharePoint Online experience with advanced PDF conversion capabilities.

The features below require elevated privileges are the following:

Prerequisites before deployment

  • Install the Muhimbi PDF Converter for SharePoint Online SPFx with reference to the article and the “Prerequisites Before Deployment” section.
  • Install the SharePoint Online Management Shell.

Note: If you directly access the Muhimbi PDF Converter Online page at https://<yourtenant> without elevating privilege, click on “Get Started,” and then click on “Features,” you’ll receive the following message:

access advanced features


  • Download the installation archive and unzip it to the folder of your choice. In that folder, find and run the “PDF Converter for SharePoint Online deployment script.ps1".

access advanced features configuring

  • Elevate the privileges for the site collection by pressing '6' to grant the Muhimbi PDF Converter Online App full control over specific site collections.
    • You will need to add the URL of the SharePoint site where you want the Muhimbi PDF Converter Online app to have full control.

access advanced features full control

  • You will be prompted to enter your credentials and authenticate to the SharePoint environment.

access advanced features authenticate

  • You will then be asked to confirm if you want to enable custom scripts. To proceed, press 'Y'.

Note: Please ensure to remove the trailing '/' from both the URLs: https://<yourtenant> and https://<yourtenant>

access advanced features confirmation

access advanced features SharePoint Online environment

  • Click on “Get Started.” This should redirect you to the Muhimbi Features page. Activate the relevant feature to elevate its privileges.

access advanced features page

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