Install the Outlook add-in

The Outlook add-in lets you save emails and their attachments to AODocs Document Management libraries using Google Cloud Storage or Azure Blob storage. You can also use the Outlook add-in to pick attachments from AODocs and add them to a draft email.

Learn more: Where is my content stored?

Important: You can't install the Outlook add-in unless your organisation has specific licences. Contact your AODocs sales representative or send an email to sales@aodocs.com.

All users who want to use the Outlook add-in must install it individually. This article explains how to install the Outlook add-in.

You can install the Outlook add-in on:

  • the Outlook desktop app
  • the Outlook web app (in your browser)

Important: If you want to use the Outlook add-in on both the desktop app and the web app, you must install it in each app separately. 


1. In Outlook, access the Get Add-ins feature. Learn more from the Microsoft documentation: Get an Office Add-in for Outlook.

Tip: If the Get Add-ins button isn’t present, activate the Try it now button to access upcoming features.Then restart Outlook.

2. Select My add-ins in the left panel and scroll down to Custom add-ins.

3. Select Add from URL in the Add a custom add-in drop down menu.

4. In the Add private add-in from a URL pop-up, paste one of the following URLs into the field:

  • https://outlook-addin.us.aodocs.app/assets/manifest.xml (for the US instance)
  • https://outlook-addin.eu.aodocs.app/assets/manifest.xml (for the EU instance)

Important: Your Outlook add-in instance must correspond to your AODocs instance. Find out which AODocs instance you're using (European or US) and select your Outlook add-in instance accordingly.

5. Press OK.

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6. Press Install

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The AODocs Outlook add-in is displayed in your list of add-ins. 

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