Install Robin's Office 365 Add-In for Outlook

Requires

  • Office 365
  • Admin in Office 365

Compatible Apps

  • Outlook 2013 or later
  • Outlook 2016 for Mac
  • Outlook on the Web

With the beta release of Robin's Office 365 Add-In, you can bring space search and extra office context into Office 365 calendars without having to leave Outlook. Once installed for your tenant, a sidebar with extra information about the office will appear when creating or viewing events. If the event already has conference rooms invited, Robin will show details about the space automatically.

Robin's Office 365 Add-In is available via the Office Store directory. Once installed by an administrator, it will appear as an option in both Outlook's desktop and web apps. If you need to install the add in via a manifest instead, use https://extensions.robinpowered.com/office/manifest.xml

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A better look at your office

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A few things the Outlook extension is good at:

  • "When's the next time this conference room is available?"
  • "Will I have a whiteboard available in this afternoon's meeting?"
  • "Are there any other spaces with video conferencing free right now?"

For more advanced tasks, the plugin also give a direct path to continue in Robin's web (and mobile) apps. Have something else you'd like to see the plugin bring into your calendars? We'd love to hear about it.

Manage user access to plugins

Add-Ins are available to all users on your Office 365 account by default, or individual groups if your administrators have enabled more specific permissions. This is not a setting apps (Robin included) can manage directly for you. If you only want a subset of your users to have access to Robin's (or any other) Add-In, you'll need to have an admin adjust permissions within Office 365 accordingly.

Get Robin in Outlook Install Office 365 Add-In

Looking for other extensions? We also support Google Calendar browser plugins.

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