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How to use to FindTime add-in in Outlook?

Balu llag | May 16th, 2019

How to use to FindTime add-in in Outlook?

Finding availability of people before sending meeting invite is bit tedius job, because you have to open calendar and use meeting assistance and sometime you have to email back and forth to get actual availability. However using FindTime add-in makes this very simple and quicker. FindTime is an Outlook add-in for scheduling meetings. It takes the guesswork out of scheduling meetings by leveraging Office 365 for Business calendars and allows invitees to vote on suggested meeting times.

FindTime can currently only be installed on an Office 365 Business account that uses a multi-tenant mailbox hosted in Exchange online.

FindTime can be used with Outlook 2013, Outlook 2016, Outlook on the Web and Outlook for Mac.

Note: Installation of FindTime is NOT required for invitees to vote on meeting times. Invites can be sent to any email address including Gmail, Yahoo and similar providers.

Installing FindTime in Outlook 2016:

Open Outlook 2016 > Search Add-ins > type “FindTime”

Find add-ins

Note: If you cannot access Add-ins or FindTime, your administrator may have disabled access.

4.Select Add.

Add FindTime

Before creating meeting poll you must Linking FindTime to your work or school email, by clicking on “Link Now”. Refer below image.

Link FindTime

You have enter Sign in to your Microsoft account if you have not already sign-in.

FindTime > Reply with Meeting Poll is added in the Home tab.

New meeting poll

You can create new meeting poll by clicking on “New Meeting Poll” in email or meeting tab. Refer below image.

When you click on “Next”

Insert in Outlook

Click on “Insert to email” and then finally send invite.

Select Options

That’s it.

How do I Install FindTime for all users in my organization?

To install FindTime you must have Tenant admins permission to install FindTime for your Office 365 for Business users using the Exchange admin portal.

1.Open the EA portal.

2.Go to Organization > Add-ins.

3.Select New +.

4.Select the location to install from

  • Add from the Office Store: Select FindTime and then Add.

Note: Apps that work with Outlook Web App are listed under Apps for Office and SharePoint > Outlook.

  • Add from URL: Enter the full URL for the app manifest file that you want to install.
  • Add from file: Select Browse and then navigate to the location of the app manifest file you want to install.

Note: Office Store is not supported in all regions. Use an alternative If you don’t see this option.

Apply for all

Thank you.

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