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TELUS Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook

Overview

The TELUS Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook provides seamless integration with Microsoft Outlook on Mac and Windows. It allows users to schedule an online meeting within Outlook and it automatically syncs with the TELUS Business Connect Meetings server. Users can also start an online meeting by clicking the TELUS Business Connect Meetings icon within Outlook.

NOTE: The plugin will still be installed successfully even without the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app installed on your system. However, when you attempt to schedule a meeting, or start a meeting, it will prompt users to download and install the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app v.3.7.1 or later. Also, in order to start or schedule a meeting, the user has to be logged in on the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Boost productivity by starting a web meeting within Outlook.
  • Click to schedule a meeting with dial-in bridge and online meeting access within Outlook.
  • Automatically syncs meeting with the TELUS Business Connect Meetings App.
  • No need to copy and paste TELUS Business Connect Meetings details to your calendar.
  • Cancel a meeting in Outlook and the meeting is automatically removed from My Meetings list in the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app.

Installation

Follow the steps below to download and install TELUS Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook.

Download and Install the TELUS Business Connect Meetings Plugin
Scheduling a TELUS Business Connect Meeting within Outlook
Starting a TELUS Business Connect Meetings within Outlook

Download and Install the TELUS Business Connect Meetings Plugin

For Windows

For Mac

Scheduling a TELUS Business Connect Meeting within Outlook

Step 1:

Click the TELUS Business Connect Meetings Calendar icon.

Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook

Step 2:

Fill in the required information on the meeting invite as you would normally do in Outlook. The TELUS Business Connect Meetings URL will be auto-generated in the Location field, which is also included in the default text in the body of the invite.

Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook

Step 3:

Click Send.

The meeting is automatically synced with the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app.

NOTE: When a TELUS Business Connect meeting is cancelled in the Outlook calendar, it will be automatically be removed from the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app. However, if the meeting is deleted from the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app, the changes will not impact the Outlook calendar.

Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook

Starting a TELUS Business Connect Meetings within Outlook

Step 1:

Instantly launch TELUS Business Connect Meetings in Outlook by clicking on the Camera icon. Choose between Start with video and Start without video.

Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook

Step 2:

Click Invite to manually invite participants.

Business Connect Meetings Plugin for Microsoft Outlook

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What are the system requirements?
A:
Mac
Mac OS 10.6 or higher
Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 (14.4x or later)
TELUS Business Connect Meetings v.3.7.1 or later

Windows
Windows 7 or higher
Microsoft Outlook 2010 or later
TELUS Business Connect Meetings v.3.7.1 or later

Q: When I cancel a meeting from TELUS Business Connect Meetings, why does it not remove my meeting in my Outlook Calendar?
A: Currently the integration works only the other way around. When you delete a meeting from your Outlook Calendar the same meeting synced with TELUS Business Connect Cloud will be removed from My Meetings list in the TELUS Business Connect Meetings app.

If you delete a meeting from your TELUS Business Connect Meetings app, it will not remove the same meeting from your Outlook Calendar.

Q: Do I need to have a TELUS Business Connect account in order to use the integration?
A: Yes. You will need to be on a TELUS Business Connect Standard, Premium, or Premium Plus plan in order to start and schedule an online meeting from Outlook.

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