Download Microsoft Teams add-in for Outlook With These Steps

Microsoft Teams add-on Outlook comes preinstalled with Office

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Key notes

  • If Microsoft Teams is missing, Open Outlook > Add-ins and select Microsoft Teams to install it.
  • Using this add-on, you can easily add Teams meetings to your calendar events.

Microsoft Teams is a great collaboration tool, however, our team at WindowsReport noticed that Microsoft Teams add in for Outlook is missing.

This has proven to be an inconvenience for us since it’s not possible to seamlessly share Teams meetings, but luckily, we have a way to fix this problem permanently.

Why did Teams disappear from Outlook?

If Teams’ Outlook add-in is missing, it is likely disabled, and you can easily enable the Team add-in. Also, a user needs to have at least one Exchange mailbox configured on Outlook, in the absence of which, the add-in wouldn’t be present.

Besides, users need to sign into Teams with Modern Authentication for the add-in to appear, another critical condition often overlooked.

How can I download the Teams Outlook add-in?

Insert the add-in in Outlook

1. Launch Outlook on your device.

2. Click on the Home button.

3. Press the Add-ins button. This will open another window featuring all add-ins that you can install.

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4. Click on All, then write Microsoft Teams in the search field.

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5. Toggle the add-in on using the controls next to it. Teams and Outlook should now be connected on your device.

6. To make sure you installed the add-in, go to File, then click on Manage Add-ins or Manage Apps, and check whether Teams is in the list.

After following the steps from above, our team of experts was able to install Microsoft Teams add-on successfully. Once the installation was finished, the add-on became visible in the Ribbon menu on the top.

Additional issues you can encounter

  • Microsoft Teams add in runtime error – If Teams isn’t working, change LoadBehavior DWORD value to 3. You can find it in the following registry path: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins
  • Microsoft Teams add in disabled – In Outlook, go to File > Manage COM Add-ins > Options and select Do not monitor this add-in for the next 30 days or Always enable this add-in. Alternatively, manually enable the add-in.
  • Teams meeting add-in missing – If Teams isn’t appearing in Outlook, restart both applications.

How can I create a Teams meeting in Outlook?

  1. In Outlook, click on New items and select Teams Meeting.
  2. Set the date of the meeting and add the attendees.
  3. Send the meeting.
  1. In Outlook, open the Calendar and select the desired meeting.
  2. Click on Teams Meeting in the top menu.
  3. Lastly, click on Send update.

Do you need an Outlook account to access Teams?

No, to use Microsoft Teams you can use any Microsoft account, it doesn’t have to be specifically an Outlook account.

Your Teams installation might corrupted. Go to Settings > Apps > Installed apps and remove Teams. Install it again and the issue should be gone.

That’s it! If the Microsoft Teams meeting add-in for Microsoft Office was missing, it should be available now. If you still get the add-in, execute the following command in Run, and it will launch the dedicated troubleshooting page:ms-contact-support://smc/teams-addin-for-outlook-missing

Microsoft Teams add-on for Outlook can be quite useful and allow you to easily organize meetings with your coworkers. However, if it’s missing, you can just manually download it in a couple of clicks.

Lately, there have been users complaining about the fact that they can’t download files in Teams, which, too, is easily fixable. Also, find out how to repair a corrupt profile in Outlook and eliminate various issues.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to drop them in the comments section below.

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