How To Set Up A Bluejeans Meeting In Outlook

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Configuring a BlueJeans meeting through Outlook is a convenient method to effortlessly plan and attend virtual meetings. As a person who highly prioritizes efficiency and productivity, I have discovered this incorporation to be immensely beneficial in simplifying my meeting procedures. In this piece, I will walk you through the step-by-step procedure of arranging a BlueJeans meeting in Outlook, allowing you to also reap the advantages of this integration.

Step 1: Installing the BlueJeans Scheduler for Outlook

The first step to setting up a BlueJeans meeting in Outlook is to install the BlueJeans Scheduler for Outlook add-in. This add-in allows you to easily schedule BlueJeans meetings directly from your Outlook calendar.

To install the BlueJeans Scheduler for Outlook, follow these steps:

  1. Open Outlook and navigate to the “Add-ins” section of the application.
  2. Search for “BlueJeans Scheduler for Outlook” in the add-ins marketplace.
  3. Click on the “Add” button to install the add-in.
  4. Follow the prompts to complete the installation process.

Step 2: Scheduling a BlueJeans Meeting

Now that you have the BlueJeans Scheduler for Outlook installed, scheduling a BlueJeans meeting is a breeze. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Open your Outlook calendar and click on the “New Meeting” button to create a new meeting.
  2. Fill in the meeting details such as the title, date, start time, and end time.
  3. Click on the “Add BlueJeans Meeting” button in the toolbar.
  4. A BlueJeans integration window will appear, allowing you to configure the meeting settings.
  5. Choose the desired meeting settings, such as enabling video, muting participants upon entry, or locking the meeting.
  6. Click on the “Save” button to finalize the meeting setup.

Step 3: Joining a BlueJeans Meeting

Joining a BlueJeans meeting from Outlook is just as simple as scheduling one. Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open the Outlook calendar event for the BlueJeans meeting you want to join.
  2. Click on the “Join BlueJeans Meeting” button in the event details.
  3. The BlueJeans app or web interface will open, and you will be prompted to enter your name and join the meeting.
  4. Enter your name and click on the “Join Meeting” button.
  5. You are now successfully connected to the BlueJeans meeting!

Conclusion

Integrating BlueJeans with Outlook has significantly improved my meeting scheduling and participation experience. With the BlueJeans Scheduler for Outlook add-in, setting up and joining BlueJeans meetings is a seamless process. Whether you are in the office or working remotely, this integration ensures that you can easily collaborate with your team from within the familiar Outlook environment. Give it a try and see how it enhances your meeting efficiency!