Integrate Microsoft Outlook with Slack

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About Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a web-based suite of webmail that helps you to connect all of your messages, contacts, tasks, and appointments in one convenient place.

About Slack

Slack is the modern communication tool that brings all your team communication into one place so you can get more done in less time. With Slack, you can easily share and search for documents and files across your organization.

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Connect Microsoft Outlook + Slack in easier way

It's easy to connect Microsoft Outlook + Slack without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • Calendar Event Start

    Triggers at a specified time before an event in your calendar starts.

  • New Calendar Event

    Triggers when an event is added to you selected calendar.

  • New Contact

    Triggers every time a new contact is added.

  • New Email

    Triggers whenever a new email is received.

  • Updated Calendar Event

    Triggers every time an event is updated.

  • New Channel

    Triggers upon creation of a new #channel.

  • New Mention

    Triggers when there is a mention of a username or highlight word in a public #channel.

  • New Message Posted to Channel

    Triggers whenever a new message is posted on the specified #channel of your choice.

  • New Message Posted to Private Channel

    Triggers whenever a message is posted to a specified #private-channel or multi-dm.

  • New Starred Message

    Triggers when you star a message.

  • New User

    Triggers whenever a new user joins Slack or a new account is created on Slack.

  • Actions
  • Create Contact

    Create a new contact to your Office 365 account.

  • Create Event

    Create an event directly on your designated calendar.

  • Delete Event

    Deletes events.

  • Send Email

    Send an email from your Outlook account.

  • Add Reminder

    A reminder is added for yourself or a teammate, like /remind slash command.

  • Create Channel

    Creates a new channel.

  • Send Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen #channel.

  • Send Direct Message

    Send a direct message to a user or yourself through the Slackbot.

  • Send Private Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen private channel.

  • Set Channel Topic

    Sets the topic on a specific channel.

  • Set Status

    Updates your Slack status to the specified text & emoji.

How Microsoft Outlook & Slack Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Microsoft Outlook as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Slack as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Microsoft Outlook to Slack.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Microsoft Outlook and Slack

Microsoft Outlook is the most used Business email for desktop. Slack is a group chat application and has been gaining popularity in recent years for their feature rich chat application. Microsoft Corporation, a U.S.-based multinational technpogy company, was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. Microsoft Outlook first released on 4th of November, 1997. It is an email client that connects with other email services such as email servers, smartphones, tablets, laptops etc. Slacks are apps for mobile devices and computers which allows users to chat and share files with each other. Slack was founded at San Francisco in 2013 and it is available on all major platforms such as Android, iOS, Mac OS X, Windows.

Integration of Microsoft Outlook and Slack

Slack has seen a rapid growth in recent past and it is expected that it will hit the 10 million user mark by the end of 2015. On the other hand Microsoft Outlook is widely used email service with more than 110 million active users. These figures clearly show that there are several numbers of users who use both these applications. There are many features of both the applications that have potential to make them integrated with each other to benefit business users.

Integration between Microsoft Outlook and Slack allows users to send attachments from one application to the other without any hassle. It also helps users to access all their emails and files from various sources from one place. The integration of these two applications would save their time and help them focus more on their work.

Benefits of Integration of Microsoft Outlook and Slack

There are many benefits which users get by using both applications together like they can engage in conversation without switching from one application to another. Users can easily share files, links, pictures or videos from one place to another. They can also cplaborate with other user if they want in group chat discussion. By integrating both the applications users can access all important data related to their work from one place. The integration of these applications would help business users to stay updated on various projects and communicate effectively with team members even when they are away from their desktops. Furthermore, since both the applications are based on cloud platform it makes easy for users to access all information on any device they have installed the application on. Users can also check their messages from anywhere, anytime by using either of these two applications.

The integration of Microsoft Outlook and Slack would help business users to perform their tasks quickly and efficiently as well as keep them updated on everything they need to know about their work projects from their desktop or mobile device. Thus overall it would be beneficial for business users as it reduces effort and time required to complete tasks.

The process to integrate Microsoft Outlook and Slack may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm