UW-Madison Zoom - Enable Zoom Add-in for Outlook

There are times when you want to setup a calendar meeting and include link for Zoom meeting. This article will provide steps on how to add the Zoom add-in to your Outlook client (browser or desktop) for your Office 365 account.

Enable Zoom Add-in

  1. Log into Outlook on the web.
  2. Select any message.
  3. Select More actions at the top of the message.
  4. Go to the bottom of the list and select Add-ins
  5. On the 'Add-ins for Outlook' page, search for Zoom and add Zoom for Outlook.
  6. Close the Add-ins manager.

Within Outlook on the web, you will now have the ability to add a Zoom meeting to any calendar meeting you create.

Setup the Zoom add-in for your Outlook calendar in Outlook on the web

Note: You will only need to set up the Zoom add-in once.

  1. In your Outlook calendar, select New event/meeting. 
  2. In the top right corner, look for the blue Zoom icon and click on it.
  3. Select the Add a Zoom Meeting option from the drop-down menu.
  4. Select Sign in with SSO.
  5. Enter uwmadison for the company domain.
  6. Done.

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For Outlook desktop clients, the Add a Zoom Meeting option should appear within any calendar meeting ribbon. Note: You may have to restart Outlook desktop client if you just enabled the add-in for your Office 365 account.

Important: If the 'Add a Zoom Meeting' button does not appear, please make sure your Outlook client is authenticated correctly.

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