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This article applies to all blizz users and customers.
You can enable the blizz Office Integration to make using blizz even more convenient when using Microsoft Office.
The following features are available for this:
You can install the Office Integration via your blizz menu within the blizz software.
Note: The Office integration does not take effect until you have installed the
feature via the blizz menu.
In all areas where MS Office shows the name of a contact saved within your blizz contacts – especially in Outlook – the blizz presence status will be displayed.
The following presence statuses are available:
You can choose your own presence status on the tab with your user name:
Hint: If you do not see the Presence Status even after installing the Office Integration, please install the Microsoft Office presence integration via the blizz options.
For this, navigate to the blizz options by clicking the gear wheel icon --> Options --> Integrations --> under Microsoft Office presence integration --> choose Install
In addition, presence statuses also appear in Microsoft Office when integration is enabled. They are represented by a colored dot or bar next to the names.
You can start a chat directly with a contact wherever the presence status appears by clicking on the speecebubble icon that appears on the PopUp when hovering over the name of your contact.
The blizz software opens and allows you to send a direct chat message to your partner.
You can start a meeting directly with a contact wherever the presence status appears.
Start a meeting or call by clicking on the three dots that appears on the PopUp when hovering over the name of your contact --> Call email-address
The blizz software sends a meeting request to your partner and s/he gets a promt to join the meeting on his/her screen.
You can schedule blizz meetings directly within Outlook and send invitations to the participants
A meeting appointment will be created in Outlook and a scheduled meeting will be created in blizz, which will appear on the Scheduler tab.
Office integration is active after it has been installed. However, you can disable or completely uninstall it.
Navigate to the blizz options by clicking on the gear wheel icon --> Options --> Integrations.
Here you can configure the settings as desired.
|Install||Click this button to install the integration.|
Click this button to install the integration.
(Only appears when the integration is installed)
|Uninstall||Click this button to uninstall the integration.|
|Status||Enable or disable integration by selecting the appropriate option from the drop-down list.|
Note: If you are not logged on as an administrator on your device, you must enter the administrator password when you change a setting.