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Is it possible to generate Meetings directly from MS Outlook and smartphones?
Idea shared by Gabriele Maoret - SERSIS - 5/15/2024 at 4:18 AM
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I would really like there to be an integration for MS Outlook and iOS/Android smartphones that allows you to create meetings directly from native calendars, instead of having to necessarily go through WebMail...

It's possible?
Gabriele Maoret - Head of SysAdmins at SERSIS
Currently manages 6 SmarterMail installations (1 in the cloud for SERSIS which provides services to a few hundred third-party email domains + 5 on-premise for customers who prefer to have their mail server in-house)

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Zach Sylvester Replied
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Hey Gabriele, 

Short of using the web interface calendar there is no way that I know of to accomplish this. eM Client allows you to create online meetings in SmarterMail directly from the calendar. However, the mobile app doesn't have a calendar yet. But adding a calendar is in their plans. https://www.emclient.com/blog/come-test-the-beta-version-of-em-nbsp-client-for-ios-and-android-566
I don't see why you wouldn't be able to create SmarterMail meetings in the future when they add calendars to the mobile app as they want to align the experience more with the Desktop version of the app. As far as Outlook goes we would need to create an addon kinda like the teams or Caldav sync addon. I will go ahead and write this up as a feature request. 

Kind Regards, 
Zach Sylvester System/Network Administrator SmarterTools Inc. (877) 357-6278 www.smartertools.com
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Can you explain precisely what you are looking for Gabriele?

Maybe I read your post wrong....
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I like having a way to create/schedule a MEETING in SmarterMail directly in the MS Outlook calendar (or SmartPhone calendar) similarly to what can be done with Google Meet, Zoom or MS Teams if you have the relevant MS Outlook plugins or relevant mobile APPs installed.

Many customers who use Outlook (or who use the native calendars and mail of smartphones with Active Sync) find it inconvenient not to be able to do it and are forced to go to WebMail just for this sole functionality...
Gabriele Maoret - Head of SysAdmins at SERSIS Currently manages 6 SmarterMail installations (1 in the cloud for SERSIS which provides services to a few hundred third-party email domains + 5 on-premise for customers who prefer to have their mail server in-house)
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Still wrapping my head around Teams to make that work with outlook and the Smartermail server
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Getting this  error when creating a teams meeting....despite beeing signed in. I f****ing hate Microsoft and all their crap....

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 @Brian
To use MS Outlook integration with Teams you need to have a 365 "business" or "school" Teams account.
It doesn't work with "personal", "family" or "free" acconts.

Furthermore, calendar sync Teams<->Outlook seems to works only if your MS Outlook and your Teams are connected to the same  MS 365 "business/school" account.


Google Meet Outlook Integration Plugin needs a Google Workplace PAID account (it doesn't work for free Google accounts)


Zoom Outlook Integration Plugin works like a charm, even with free Zoom accounts.


That said, customers that are migrating meetings from 365 Teams Business, Google Meet (Workplace business) or Zoom to our SmarterMail server are complaining the lack of this Outlook integration with SmarterMail meetings ...
Gabriele Maoret - Head of SysAdmins at SERSIS Currently manages 6 SmarterMail installations (1 in the cloud for SERSIS which provides services to a few hundred third-party email domains + 5 on-premise for customers who prefer to have their mail server in-house)

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