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With the transactional app Approve Purchase Orders, you can view pending purchase orders and approve them. If necessary, you can forward approvals to a different employee for further processing.


You see only the purchase orders for which you are responsible. For information about the functional differences between this app and the corresponding SAP ERP back-end functionality, see SAP Note 2037650 Information published on SAP site.

Key Features
  • You can search for specific purchase orders.

  • You can display details for each purchase order, for example, the line items with detailed information, such as account assignment and conditions.

  • You can approve or reject purchase orders, and you can forward them to a colleague.

Supported Item Categories

The Approve Purchase Orders app supports the following SAP ERP item categories:

  • Service (internal item category: 9)

  • Limit (internal item category: 1)

  • Standard (internal item category: 0)

  • Subcontracting (internal item category: 3)

  • Third-Party (internal item category: 5)

  • Consignment (internal item category: 2)

Technical Features

In addition, this app supports the following technical features and options. Some of these features require additional components or settings in your system landscape:

System Landscape Requirements

In order to be able to implement this app, your system landscape has to be enabled for SAP Fiori. One of the requirements for your system landscape is that your back-end product meets the required product version stack:

Required Back-End Product (Product Version Stack)

SAP Fiori principal apps 1.0 for SAP ERP (08 (10/2015))

The front-end components of this app (such as the user interface) are delivered together with the components of other apps as part of this SAP Fiori product:

Front-End Components Delivered with (Product Version Stack)

SAP Fiori principal apps 1.0 for SAP ERP ( 08 (10/2015) )

For more information, see the app implementation document of this app.

Related Apps

From a business perspective, the following apps are related to this app:

Approve Requisitions

Approve Purchase Contracts

Track Purchase Order

Order from Requisitions

Component for Customer Incidents