How to add a Webex plug-in to Microsoft Outlook to create video meeting invites directly from your Outlook calendar
You can add a Webex plug-in to Microsoft Outlook from the "Download" page on the Webex website. If you create a lot of Webex meetings, you might find it's easier to do it within Outlook rather than using the Webex desktop app. Once installed, you can find a button to create Webex meetings in the Outlook Calendar. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories.
If you use Webex frequently, you might find it easier to schedule meetings directly from within Microsoft Outlook rather than launching the standalone Webex desktop app and doing it from there. Cisco offers a free plug-in for Outlook which you can install with just a few clicks. Check out the products mentioned in this article: Microsoft Office (From $149.99 at Best Buy) How to add Webex to Outlook 1. If Outlook is running, close the program – it needs to be closed to install the Webex plug-in. 2. Open Webex in a web browser and sign in if you're not already. 3. In the navigation pane on the left side of the webpage, click the "Download" button, which is shaped like a downward arrow.
On the "Download" page, scroll down to Cisco Webex Productivity Tools and click "Download."
When the download is complete, install the productivity tools.
Start Outlook and go to your Calendar. Create a new meeting and you should see "Add Webex Meeting" in the toolbar.
To automatically create a Webex invite with log-in information in the meeting details, click "Add Webex Meeting."
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