The StarLeaf Outlook add-in for Office 365 (‘O365’) allows all O365 users in an organization to schedule video meetings directly from their O365 client and Outlook web version.

Select a topic below to learn more about installing and using the add-in.

Installing the StarLeaf Outlook add-in for O365

To download the add-in, go to the StarLeaf Outlook add-in page in Microsoft AppSource here .

  1. Select the blue Get It Now button.
  2. If you are not already signed in, sign into your Microsoft account in AppSource. The email address you use to sign in here must be the same as your StarLeaf account email address.
  3. Select Continue if you agree to the add-in terms and policies.
  4. Select Add.
  5. Select Continue.

The add-in begins installing. When it is successfully installed, follow the steps for Connecting the add-in to your O365 calendar below.

Connecting the add-in to your O365 calendar

When the add-in is installed, it must then be connected to your O365 calendar. To complete this one-time connection:

  1. Open your O365 client.
  2. In your O365 calendar, select New Meeting.
  3. On the Meeting toolbar, select the StarLeaf Schedule Meeting button as shown below.
  4. Select Connect to connect StarLeaf to your O365 calendar.
  5. Your StarLeaf account and O365 calendar are now connected.

    If you select Connect but have not yet signed up to StarLeaf, you are prompted to download StarLeaf. Follow the instructions provided by StarLeaf to sign up, then return to your O365 client for scheduling StarLeaf meetings.
    For more information about signing up to StarLeaf, see Signing into the app.

How to schedule a meeting using the add-in

You can schedule a StarLeaf meeting directly from your O365 desktop client.

  1. In your O365 calendar, select New Meeting.
  2. On the Meeting toolbar, select the StarLeaf Schedule Meeting button as shown below.
  3. Select Add video meeting.
  4. The text of your meeting invitation is pre-populated with instructions on how to join the meeting but you can edit this or add your own text.

  5. Complete the remaining invitation fields and choose a video layout. You can also add a meeting room from Rooms…
  6. Select Send.
    Each participant receives a meeting invite by email.

About meeting invites

When a meeting is scheduled, each participant receives a meeting invite by email which provides instructions for all the different ways of joining a StarLeaf video meeting:

  • From the StarLeaf app
  • From a meeting room system (Cisco, Polycom, etc.)
  • From Skype for Business
  • From a web browser
  • From a phone (audio-only)

Mass deploying the StarLeaf Outlook add-in for Office 365

For information on how to mass deploy the add-in to a group of users, go to Deploy Office add-ins in the Office 365 admin center .