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Release notes for Outlook add-in Follow

Upcoming Release

Details about upcoming releases will be posted as they become available.


Current Release

September 18, 2021 version TBD

New and enhanced features

  • Poll access for alternative hosts
    If meeting hosts add alternative hosts to their meeting, they can allow alternative hosts to add or edit polls. This feature requires client version 5.8.0 or higher.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

Previous Releases

Note: The information in the past release notes may have been superseded by subsequent release notes. Please review all current release notes carefully.

August 15, 2021 version 2.1.0.0

Changes to existing features

  • New resource URL in the manifest.xml file
    In the manifest.xml file, the cloudfront.net resource URL was removed and changed to st1.zoom.us. The cloudfront.net URL can no longer be accessed. If you are using the old manifest.xml, access the new manifest.xml from the Office 365 store when it becomes available.

Resolved issues 

  • Minor bug fixes

July 18, 2021 version 2.0.0.0

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

June 20, 2021 version 2.0.0.0

New and enhanced features

  • Authentication profile enhancement: Domain block-list
    Configured at the account-, group-, or user-level settings, users authenticated with a specific domain are blocked from joining meetings and webinars hosted by this account.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

May 23, 2021 version 2.0.0.0

New and enhanced features

  • Sign in with a Gmail account
    Users can sign in to the Outlook add-in using a Gmail account.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

April 18, 2021 version 1.9.0

New and enhanced features

  • Easier SSO login through OAuth 2.0
    Users will be easily signed in to their SSO account for Zoom using their Outlook SSO login.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

December 6, 2020 version 1.9.0

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

November 22, 2020 version 1.9.0

New and enhanced features

  • Allow or deny entry to users from certain regions or countries
    When scheduling a meeting, users can allow or deny participants from joining meetings or webinars from certain regions. This setting needs to be enabled at the user, group, or account level.
  • UI enhancement for Waiting Room and passcode settings
    The Waiting Room and passcode settings in the scheduler have short descriptions to provide users more context on these security features.

November 2020

New and enhanced features

  • Support for Canadian French

August 18, 2020 version 1.8.0

Resolved issues

  • Resolves an issue where the Outlook add-in beta was not displaying on Android

March 30, 2020 version 1.5.0.0

New and enhanced features

  • Support for scheduling tracking fields
  • Support for Zoom for Gov users

December 29, 2019 version 1.4.0.0

New and enhanced features

  • Two Factor Authentication
    If two factor authentication is enabled for the Zoom web portal, users will be required to use two factor authentication when signing in via the Outlook add in. 
  • Warning when scheduling a meeting longer than 40 minutes
    Basic users will now be warned if they schedule a meeting longer than 40 minutes through the Zoom client or mobile app.
  • Schedule a meeting with waiting room
    Users can now schedule a meeting with waiting room enabled in the Outlook add in.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

August 29, 2019 version 1.2.0.0

Resolved issues

  • Resolved an issue where some users were unable to sign in
  • Minor bug fixes

July 23, 2019 version 1.1.0.0

New and enhanced features

  • One Click to Schedule
    When scheduling on the Outlook web add-in, you can now schedule with one click. Clicking Add a Zoom Meeting now adds a Zoom meeting to your event with your default settings. If you need to change these settings, you can click Settings

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

June 24, 2019 

Resolved issues

  • Resolved an issue where the Outlook 365 web add-in was showing the wrong timezone
  • Minor bug fixes

November 4, 2018

New and enhanced features

  • Option to Use Default Settings
    When a user schedules a meeting, the settings will be saved automatically and they can click the default settings icon to load the same settings when they schedule their next meeting.
  • User Interface Updates

June 16, 2018

Changes to existing features

  • Scheduling Privilege
    Scheduling Privilege no longer requires the scheduling user to have Outlook permissions for the other user.

New and enhanced features

  • Alternative Host
    You can now add alternative hosts to your meeting with the Outlook Web Add-in.
    Other minor enhancements

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

November 4, 2017

New and enhanced features

  • Zoom announces the launch of the Outlook Web Add-in, which lets you schedule within the Microsoft Outlook Web App. You can use the add-in to add a Zoom meeting to any new or existing calendar event. For additional details, see Outlook Web Add-in.
  • Support for logging in with Single Sign-On