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Install the Microsoft Outlook Plug-In for Virtual Office Meetings

You can install the Microsoft Outlook plug-in for 8x8 Virtual Office Meetings from the 8x8 website.

Important: In order for integration with Microsoft to function, ensure that you are using a version that is compatible with your current version of the Virtual Office desktop app:
-For any version of the Virtual Office desktop app, download version 6.1.2 of the plug-in for calling with Skype for Business.
-For version 6 of the Virtual Office desktop app, download version 6.0 of the plug-ins for meetings with Outlook and calling with Outlook.
-For version 5 of the Virtual Office desktop app, download version 5.0.10 of the Microsoft Integration plug-in, which includes meetings and calling with Outlook, and calling with Skype for Business.

Version Compatibility

Compatibility between the Outlook Virtual Office Meetings plug-in and the Virtual Office desktop app is as follows:

Outlook Virtual Office Meetings plug-in version Virtual Office desktop app version
6.0 6.x, and all currently-active versions of 5.x
5.0.10 All currently-active versions of 5.x

To install the plug-in:

  1. Download the Outlook Virtual Office Meetings plug-in (compatible with version 6 of the Virtual Office desktop app), or download the Microsoft Integration plug-in (compatible with version 5 of the Virtual Office desktop app).
  1. Once the download completes, open the downloaded file.
  2. If needed, accept the prompt to install the downloaded application.
  3. Complete the installation wizard that opens.
  4. If you are installing version 5.0.10 of the Microsoft Integration plug-in, in the wizard, you can install:

    Important: This feature is only available in version 5.0.10 of 8x8 Microsoft Integration, compatible with version 5.9 or earlier of the Virtual Office desktop app.

  5. Once installation completes, you may need to restart Microsoft Outlook and Skype for Business.
  6. When you reopen Outlook or Skype for Business, you have access to the plug-in.

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