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Envoy add-in for Microsoft Outlook
Envoy add-in for Microsoft Outlook
This article outlines how to use the Envoy add-in for Outlook to invite guests in Envoy from a meeting in Outlook.
Updated over a week ago

Creating an invite through Envoy using Outlook Calendar add-in

Step 1: Install the Outlook add-in

Install the add-in individually

  1. In your Outlook inbox, look for “Get Add-ins” in the toolbar.

  2. In the new window that opens, search for “Envoy” in the top right corner.

  3. Click “Add” on the Envoy for Outlook add-in.

Install the add-in globally (for O365 admins only)

  1. Visit the following Microsoft App source link

  2. Click “GET IT NOW”

  3. This will take you to the 0365 admin portal to install company-wide

Install the add-in globally without access to Microsoft Store

If you do not have the Microsoft Store enabled, you can install the Outlook Add-in by using our Centralized deployment approach. When asked, choose "I have a URL for the Manifest file" and insert the following URL:

DISCLAIMER: In order to use the centralized deployment method, you must have a version that supports add-ins & have Office 365 Authentications

Step 2: Create calendar event & Envoy invites for attendees

  1. Open your calendar that’s associated with your work email.

  2. Create an event as you normally would—schedule the date, time, event name, etc.

  3. Add your attendees.

    1. Important Note: At this time our plugin will only add attendees who are external visitors and it will not show attendees when you add internal users from within your organization (sending invites to fellow colleagues). If you would like this as an option, please email [email protected] and we will be happy to submit a feature request.

  4. You will see the add-in when you click “New meeting” in Outlook.

  5. Log in with the credentials you use with Envoy. 

  6. Then, select your location and visitor type pre-populated from the drop-down.

  7. Note, the date and time pre-populated from the meeting invite.

  8. Next, fill in your host, and choose to send an invite email from Envoy.

  9. Finally, select “Create Invite”.

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