The following kb details information around elevated privileges configured for the admin role when installing or updating a scoped application. If elevated privileges has been configured the user/admin will not be able to install/update scoped applications from the application repository.
Here is an example message a user/admin would expect to see following an attempt to install or update an application.
"Insufficient privileges to install or update an application package"
Note: The use of elevated privilege on the admin role is not supported, and may cause unexpected behavior.