How to use Teams Meeting add-in in Outlook.

What is Teams Meeting feature of Outlook?

Microsoft Teams and outlook

The Teams Meeting add-in lets users setup a Teams meeting within Outlook. This feature is provided for Outlook on Windows, Mac, web, and mobile.

How to use Teams Meeting add-in in Outlook for Windows?

The Teams Meeting add-in is automatically installed for users who have Microsoft Teams and either Office 2010, Office 2013 or Office 2016 installed on their Windows PC. Users will see the Teams Meeting add-in on the Outlook Calendar ribbon.

Microsoft Teams meetings add-in in outlook

How to use Teams Meeting add-in in Outlook for Mac

The Teams Meeting option in Outlook for Mac will appear in the Outlook ribbon if Outlook is running latest versions and is activated with an Office 365 client subscription.

How to use Teams Meeting add-in in Web App of outlook

The Teams Meetings button in Outlook Web App will appear as part of new event creation if the user is on an early version of the new Outlook on the web.

Teams meeting add-in in outlook for web

How to use Teams Meeting add-in in mobile outlook (iOS and Android)

The Teams Meeting button shows up in latest versions of the Outlook iOS and Android app.

Teams meeting add-in in outlook for mobile

> If you saved a Skype for Business setting in your Findtime dashboard, FindTime will use that instead of Microsoft Teams. If you want to use Microsoft Teams, delete the Skype for Business setting in your dashboard.

How to enable this feature of Outlook if not available.

The Teams Meeting feature requires users to sign in to Teams using Modern Authentication. If users do not use this method to sign in, they’ll still be able to use the Teams, but will be unable to schedule Teams online meetings using the Outlook feature. You can enable this by doing one of the following:

– If Modern Authentication is not configured for your organization, you should configure Modern Authentication.

– If Modern Authentication is configured, but they canceled out on the dialog box, you should instruct users to sign in again using multi-factor authentication.

> Note

> Users might need to restart Outlook after an installation or upgrade of Teams to get the latest add-in.

Teams upgrade policy and the Teams Meeting add-in.

Admins can use the Teams co-existence mode to define this journey for their users. Tenant admins have the option to enable users to use Teams alongside Skype for Business.

When users who are in Island mode schedule a meeting in Outlook, they typically expect to be able to choose whether to schedule a Skype for Business or a Teams meeting. In Outlook on the web, Outlook Windows, and Outlook Mac, users see both Skype for Business and Teams add-ins when in Islands mode. Due to certain limitations in the initial release, Outlook mobile can only support creating Skype for Business **or** Teams meetings. See the following table for details.

Other considerations

The Teams Meeting add-in is still building functionality, so be aware of the following:

– The add-in is for scheduled meetings with specific participants, not for meetings in a channel. Channel meetings should be scheduled from within Teams.

– The add-in will not work if an Authentication Proxy is in the network path of user’s PC and Teams Services.

– Users can’t schedule live events from within Outlook. Go to Teams to schedule live events.


If you cannot get the Teams Meeting add-in for Outlook to install, try these troubleshooting steps.

– Ensure all available updates for Outlook desktop app are installed.

– Restart the Teams desktop client.

– Sign out and then sign back in to the Teams desktop app.

– Restart the Outlook desktop client. (Also make sure Outlook isn’t running in admin mode.)

– Make sure the logged-in user account name does not contain spaces.

– Enable single sign-on (SSO).

If your administrator has configured Microsoft Exchange to control access to Exchange Web Server, a delegate won’t be able to schedule a Teams meeting on behalf of the boss.

For general guidance about how to disable add-ins, see View, manage, and install add-ins in Office programs.

Learn more about using Microsoft Teams.

Source: Microsoft Docs


In this article we came to know about the latest update of Microsoft Teams service which is helping businesses all around the globe to let their employees work from home during this pandemic. Microsoft Teams is part of the Microsoft Office Suite and it requires an active subscription of Microsoft Office to use and if you are looking to activate your Office Product visit the official Microsoft office product activation website:

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