HOW TO ADD EMAIL TO MICROSOFT TEAMS THROUGH APP STUDIO

These steps will walk you through adding the EMAIL tab to Teams.

  • Note:  This app requires you to be connected to the internet in order to work as it surfaces Outlook on the Web, within Teams.
  • Requirements:  Must be using Exchange Online.

STEP 1: Open up Microsoft Teams and click on the Apps icon on the left navigation bar. Search for App Studio and install it.

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STEP 2: Open App Studio. Within Teams, click on the elipses (…) search for app studio and open it.

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STEP 3: Import the email app. After you have opened the App Studio, click the Manifest Editor tab, then click Import an existing app.

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STEP 4: Upload the Email Teams.Zip and select it for import. You can download the  Email in Teams zip file here.

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NOTE:  If you get an error on first try, repeat the import of the same zip and it should work fine.

STEP 5: Under Recently Created Apps – Click EMAIL. Then in the bottom left (under Finish) – click “Test and distribute“.

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STEP 6: Then click INSTALL.

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STEP 7: Then click “Add“.

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You are now at the point where if you click on the EMAIL App on the left-hand navigation side, it will look empty.

STEP 8: For this next part, you’ll need to add a website tab to any team Channel.   You’ll see below, pick a channel.

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STEP 9: After Selecting the Channel click the “+” button in the tab section of your team. Now select the WEBSITE tab.

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STEP 10: You can put whatever you want in the “Tab name” field (below).
Paste the following URL in the URL field… https://outlook.office365.com/mail/inbox

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STEP 11: It should ask you to sign in and you will be up and running.

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