Enabling auto-login for the Zoom add-in for Outlook

For greater ease of use and quicker sign-in, the Outlook add-in can link the user’s Microsoft credentials to the user’s Zoom credentials, facilitating the Outlook add-in sign-in process and making it appear automatic.

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This feature does not use your Zoom SSO credentials, but rather associates your Zoom account with your Microsoft account and facilitates quicker authentication.

This article covers:

Prerequisites for setting up SSO automatic sign in for the Outlook add-in

Limitations of auto-login for add-in for Outlook

How to enable automatic sign-in with SSO credentials for Outlook add-in

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal as an account owner or admin.
  2. In the navigation menu, click Advanced and then click Security.
  3. In the Sign-in Methods section, enable the Automatically sign in to Outlook add-in with Single Sign-On (SSO) credentials option.

Once the Zoom add-in for Outlook is deployed, users should automatically be signed in to their Zoom account using the existing SSO credentials.

How to associate your Microsoft sign-in type with your Zoom account

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Open the Zoom add-in for Outlook.
    You will be prompted to link your Zoom account to your Microsoft account.
  3. Confirm the details provided and click Link Account.
    A verification email will be sent with a confirmation code.
  4. Open the verification email and copy the code.
  5. Enter the code in the Outlook window, then click Verify.
  6. Click Yes, I confirm to finalize the connection.

Now when that user opens the Zoom add-in for Outlook, they will be automatically signed-in with their Zoom account.