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Installing in Microsoft 365, Outlook, and Teams

To enhance your users' experience, you can easily install the EasyLife 365 Mail app across Microsoft 365, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams. This integration offers seamless communication within your organization. Follow these steps as a global administrator to get started:

Install and Enable EasyLife Mail App in Microsoft 365 and Outlook

To enable the app in Microsoft 365, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Integrated Apps page.
  2. Click Get apps, search for EasyLife 365 Mail, and click Get it now, then confirm your choice.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Select Entire Organization.
  5. Click Accept permissions.
  6. Finally, click Finish Deployment.

The EasyLife 365 Mail app will become accessible to all users within 24 hours.

Installing and Enabling EasyLife Mail App in Microsoft Teams

For a comprehensive experience, we recommend installing and pinning the EasyLife 365 Mail app in Microsoft Teams. This ensures easy access for your users. Here's how to do it:

Check App Usage Permissions

  1. Navigate to the Manage apps section in the Teams admin center.
  2. Search for the EasyLife 365 Mail app.
  3. Open it and ensure the availability is configured correctly under Users and groups.

Install the EasyLife 365 Collaboration App for All Users

For Teams notifications, installing the EasyLife 365 Collaboration App is essential. We recommend adding it to the global app setup policy in the Microsoft Teams admin center using a Teams administrator account.

  1. Go to Teams apps -> Setup policies in the Teams admin center.
  2. Open the Global (Org-wide default) policy.
  3. Under Installed apps, add a new app and search for EasyLife 365.
  4. Click Save to accept the change.

Pin the EasyLife 365 Mail App

To pin the EasyLife 365 Mail App for all users using the global app setup policy:

  1. Go to Teams apps -> Setup policies in the Teams admin center.
  2. Open the Global (Org-wide default) policy.
  3. Under Pinned apps, add a new app and search for EasyLife 365 Mail.
  4. Click Save to accept the change.

The app will appear for all users, including guest users, within 24 hours. To force a refresh of the Teams client, log off and log back in to Teams.

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To pin the EasyLife 365 Mail App for specific users only, create a custom app setup policy instead of modifying the global policy.

Control App Behavior with a Custom App Setup Policy

To pin the EasyLife 365 Mail App for specific users, create a new app setup policy.

Create a New Setup Policy

  1. Go to Teams apps -> Setup policies in the Teams admin center.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Enter a name for your policy, such as EasyLife 365 Mail App Setup Policy.
  4. Under Pinned apps and Installed apps, search for EasyLife 365 Mail and add it.
  5. Adjust the order of the apps and click Save.

Assign the App Setup Policy to Users

  1. In the Teams admin center, go to Users.
  2. Click on a username and then go to Policies.
  3. Click Edit next to the assigned policies.
  4. From the drop-down menus, select the EasyLife 365 Mail App Setup Policy and click Apply.

Alternatively, use PowerShell to assign an app setup policy to a user:

Grant-CsTeamsAppSetupPolicy -Identity <UserPrincipalName> -PolicyName 'EasyLife 365 Mail App Setup Policy'

The app will appear for all users within 24 hours. To force a refresh of the Teams client, log off and log back in to Teams.

Assign the App Setup Policy to Security Groups

Use PowerShell to assign an app setup policy to an Entra ID security group:

# New setup policy for an Azure security group
New-CsGroupPolicyAssignment -GroupId <Group Object Id> -PolicyType TeamsAppSetupPolicy -PolicyName 'EasyLife 365 Mail App Setup Policy' -Rank 1

# View group policy assignments
Get-CsGroupPolicyAssignment -PolicyType TeamsAppSetupPolicy

For more information on assigning a policy to a group, visit Microsoft Docs.