Office 365, Outlook for Mac, Zoom add-in, Getting Started

Instructions for first time users of the new Zoom add-in. This tutorial will show instructions for locating, signing into, and making changes to settings inside the Zoom add-in.

Note: to install Zoom for Outlook add-in:

Visit this article for instructions on how to add the Zoom add-in through Outlook Online (OWA)

Visit this article for instructions on how to add the Zoom add-in through the Microsoft Add-Ins button in Outlook for Mac

  1. Open Outlook 
  2. Open the Calendar and create a New Appointment 
  3. Click "Add a Zoom Meeting" in the toolbar

    Image of Outlook desktop Zoom add-in in toolbar

  4. The first time you use the tool, you need to sign in. Scroll down and click on "Sign on with SSO"

    Image of SSO button

  5. Next, enter "Illinois" as the domain and click continue. This will take you to a University sign in page.  Sign in with your NetID and password.

    Image of Zoom domain prompt with illinois filled in

  6. Once signed in, click the Zoom "Settings" button in the toolbar to view and change settings for the Zoom meeting

    Image of Outlook desktop Zoom settings button

  7. (Optional) Click "Show" to reveal the advanced options.

    Image of Zoom addin indicating scroll for Advanced Options

  8. (Optional) Change advanced settings, i.e. add alternative hosts, enable join before host, mute participants on entry

    Image of Zoom addin Advanced Options.png

For more information about the Zoom add-in for Mac and PC please visit this KB article

Keywordszoom, "zoom add in", "zoom add-in", schedule, meeting   Doc ID110785
OwnerAllison P.GroupUI Gies College of Business
Created2021-05-12 20:18:57Updated2022-02-22 12:51:00
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