How do I add Zoom plugins?

This article shows how to add the Zoom integration to Outlook Desktop Application, Outlook Web Application (OWA) and G Suite as well as Web Browsers Firefox and Chrome.

Outlook Desktop Application

Outlook Web Application (OWA)

Zoom for G Suite: Gmail/Google Calendar

Chrome

Firefox


Outlook Desktop Application

To add the Zoom Plugin to the Outlook Desktop Application please follow these instructions:
  1. Open Outlook and click “Get Add-ins” button in the top menu bar.   The icon looks like the following:
    Outlook Desktop Application Get Add-ins Ribbon button
  2. A new window will appear.  Type “Zoom” in the search bar in the upper right hand corner of the new window:
    Add-ins Marketplace with search bar highlighted
  3. Click the “Add” button below the Zoom for Outlook Icon and the Zoom Add-in will be added to your Outlook Desktop Client
    Add-ins Marketplace with zoom highlighted

Outlook Web Application (OWA)

To add the Zoom Plugin to the Outlook Web Application please follow these instructions:
  1. Navigate to outlook.office.com and sign in with your Illinois credentials
  2. Click the "New message” button located in the upper left-hand corner of the window
    New message button
  3. Once the new message window has appeared, find the ellipsis “…” located next to the trash can, below the message body field and click.
    New message window with ellipsis highlighted
  4. A pop-up menu should appear, with the “Get Add-ins” located at the bottom.
  5. Click “Get Add-ins”
    Ellipsis drop down menu with Get add-ins highlighted
  6. In the upper right-hand corner of the newly rendered window should be a “Search add-ins” field.  Type “zoom” into this field.
    Add-ins Marketplace with search bar highlighted
  7. Click “Add” within the “Zoom” for outlook Icon
Add-ins Marketplace with zoom highlighted

Zoom for G Suite: Gmail/Google Calendar

To add the Zoom Meeting plugin to Gmail/Google Calendar please follow the instructions below:
  1. Navigate to your Gmail Inbox or Google Calendar and login. 
  2. Click the plus symbol "+" in the task bar on the far right side of the window
    Google side bar with plus symbol highlighted to start G Suite Marketplace
  3. In the new window, search for Zoom in the search bar located in the upper right hand corner.  The offering titled "Zoom for GSuite" is highlighted below in red.  
    Zoom for Gsuite found after you searched for Zoom in the search bar in the upper right hand corner.  Click on the Zoom for Gsuite icon.

  4. Select the Zoom offering, and click install on the subsequent screen.  
    Click install, found in the upper right hand corner of the Zoom for G Suite application window.
  5. Click Allow if you're blocking popups
    Click allow if you are blocking pop ups.  Allow is found on the lower middle of the window.
  6. IMPORTANT: Please understand the permissions that are being asked of you.  Zoom is asking to share data between itself and you G-Suite/Google Apps @ Illinois profile.  If you consent to these two services to share your data, please click allow.
    Zoom for G Suite permissions agreement.  Please read carefully.  Click agree in the lower right corner of the screen.
  7. You have now added the plugin for Zoom in G Suite.  For more information about how to schedule or start a meeting please click here.

Chrome

To add the Zoom Meeting plugin to the Chrome Browser please follow the instructions below:
  1. Navigate to the Zoom Chrome Extension page.
  2. Click "Add to Chrome"

Firefox

To add the Zoom Meeting plugin to the Firefox Web Browser please follow the instructions below:
  1. Navigate to the Zoom Scheduler Firefox ADD-ONS page.
  2. Click "+Add to Firefox"




Keywords:Calendar, Meetings, Gmail, Outlook, Schedule, Scheduling   Doc ID:99164
Owner:Anthony M.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2020-03-19 23:12 CDTUpdated:2020-03-20 14:35 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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