Add-in deployment email alerts
When you deploy Office Add-ins from the Integrated Apps page, you can now notify the assigned users about the newly deployed add-in by email. To send out the email notification, you need to consent to sending the email notification at the time of add-in deployment or user assignment updates.
As of now, email notifications can be sent for deployment of Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word add-ins. Moreover, these emails are only for add-in assignments to specific users and groups.
The following sections provide more information about what the email alert would look like for the users the add-in is deployed to.
Email sample for Excel, PowerPoint, and Word add-ins
The following are some key capabilities available to users as part of the email alert sent for Excel, PowerPoint, and Word add-in deployment.
- Email provides details about the add-in such as brief description, deployment date, and supported Office Apps and respective versions.
- Email provides buttons to launch the add-in in the respective Office Apps on the web, on Windows, and on Mac platforms to help make the add-in easier to discover. Note: The launch buttons are currently not supported for iPad clients.
Email sample for Outlook add-ins
The following are some key capabilities available to users as part of the email alert sent for Outlook add-in deployment.
- Email provides details about the add-in such as brief description, deployment date, supported Outlook versions.
- Email provides instructions about where to discover the deployed add-in across supported platforms: Windows, Mac, and web browser.
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