Zoom Outlook Add-in for Microsoft 365
Add the Zoom Outlook Add-in to your Outlook/Microsoft 365 program to instantly schedule Zoom meetings that are integrated with your Outlook meeting without having to login to the Zoom web portal
The Zoom Outlook/Microsoft 365 Add-in allows you to schedule Zoom meetings from within Outlook or Microsoft 365 without having to login to the Zoom web portal or use the Zoom app.
Note: A Zoom plugin is previously available for Outlook for Mac is being disabled in the near future. To continue scheduling Zoom meetings in Outlook for Mac, you will need to install the Add-in from the Microsoft 365 store.
The Add-in works for Microsoft 365 users only, which should be the majority of the campus with the completion of the Microsoft 365 project.
To install the add-in, follow these steps below or visit the Zoom Support site on this topic for general instructions.
- Open your Microsoft 365 Outlook application
- Click Get Add-ins
- In the search box enter Zoom. When you find Zoom for Outlook, click Add
- When prompted, click Continue
- After installation, click Get Started to set up the Add-in
- In Outlook, click Meetings and begin to create a new meeting invitation (individual appointments do not display the Zoom button until others are invite).
- In the Outlook toolbar, you'll see the '+ Add a Zoom Meeting' and 'Settings' button
- Click Add a Zoom Meeting
- When prompted (the first time you click it), enter 'Northwestern' as the company domain, then click Continue
- Your NetID and password will be required for the next step
After entering your NU NetID and password, clicking Log In will complete the process.
To change the default setting for the Zoom meetings, click the Zoom Settings icon in the toolbar. You can customize the default settings for your Zoom meetings, however each scheduled meeting can be modified as needed.