Haub School of Business

Department of Accounting

SAPGUI 720 Installation Instructions

At Saint Joseph's University, we use the latest SAPGUI software and instances.
Please use the below automated installer to install SAPGUI 720
If you would like a video walkthrough of the installation, click here. (Note: Please ignore the GUI patch level in the video)

Downloading the current version of SAP Front End

Download SAPGUI for Windows (release 7.20)

The installer requires that you do not have an older SAPGUI already on your computer. Uninstall any old instances of SAP before running the installer.  Click here if you would like uninstallation instructions.

It is recommend that when prompted that you save the file to your desktop rather than try to run it directly from the browser. Once downloaded, run the installer.  The installation may take over 15 minutes depending on the speed of your computer.

Post-Installation Tasks


Double click on the  "SAP Logon" icon on your desktop to launch the SAP Front End.

The "SAP Logon 720" window will appear.


Also, check to make sure the SAPGUI version is current. Click the top left button on the "SAP Logon 720" window and navigate to "About SAP Logon..." and confirm that the SAP Version Information matches the below screenshot.

About SAP

The first time you try to connect to a SAP instance, you may be prompted by the Windows Firewall that "SAP Logon for Windows" is being blocked. You will need to click unblock to use "SAP Logon for Windows".

SAPGUI Unblock Firewall

You will be given usernames and further instructions during class.

Any problems? Contact the Laptop Program Office MV 349 610-660-1678 laptophelp@sju.edu