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Book Meeting Rooms Via Outlook

After your administrator has completed the integration of Yeastar Workplace and Microsoft 365, the booking schedule between them stays consistent. Any meetings you booked in Outlook calendar will automatically update to Yeastar Workplace.
This is a great way to use Yeasatar Workplace’s features(Auto-release strategy) while also keeping your norm of bookings from your Outlook account.

Procedure

  1. Log in to Outlook calendar, select one of the methods to create an event:

    • Click an empty time slot in the calendar grid.
    • Click New event.
  2. In the pop-up window, complete the following configurations to schedule an instance meeting.

    1. Enter the meeting title.
    2. Add attendees.
      1. In the Invite attendees field, enter a person’s name or email address.
        Matching addresses in your organization’s directory appear as you enter text.
      2. Click a suggestion to add that person to the event.
        If no suggestions appear, enter your guest’s full email address.
    3. Choose one of the methods to add date and time:

      • In the date and time fields, enter the date and time or select from the dropdown.
      • Select date and time in the time slot on the right.
        You can customize this event by enabling All day and Repeat options.
    4. Add rooms or locations:

      1. In the Search for a room or location field, enter the room name you are looking for.
      2. As you enter text, suggestions will appear below the search box.
        Click one suggestion to add a room or location to your event.
      3. If no suggestions appear, enter the full name of the room or location, and click Use this location below the search box.
        You can also click the Browse with room finder button under the search box to add rooms.
    5. Select the notification time from the Remind me dropdown.

    6. Click the Add a description or attach documents field to add details, such as contact information, instructions, or links for your event.
  3. Click Send to save your event after finishing filling in the details.

Result

You have booked a meeting room successfully.

The meeting you just booked in Outlook calendar has been synced to Yeastar Workplace, you can check your room bookings in:

Note

  • It may take a few minutes for the event to become fully synced.
  • Meetings longer than 24 hours can not be synced to Yeastar Workplace, due to Microsoft default settings.
  • Meetings synced to Yeastar Workplace will display organizers' names on the meeting titles, due to Microsoft default settings.


Last update: December 22, 2021

Author: Cody