Google launches a Hangouts Meet add-in for Microsoft Outlook

Google this month launched a Hangouts Meet add-in for Microsoft Outlook to help Outlook users schedule Meet meetings. Only users with a G Suite account can use the Meet add-in for Outlook.

According to Google, Hangouts Meet add-in for Microsoft Outlook enables users to create a new Meet video meeting in the Outlook event or email.

Outlook users need to install the Hangouts Meet add-in, and tap on the Meet icon to automatically insert video conferencing details and info on how to join the Calendar event or email.

This add-in is the Meet equivalent to the previous Hangouts Outlook plugin.

How to install the Hangouts Meet add-in?

  1. Before you can use the Meet add-in for Outlook, it must be installed in Office®.
  2. In the Add-ins section of the Office toolbar, click the Store icon.
  3. Search for Hangouts Meet.
  4. Follow the instructions to install the add-in.