Central deployment of the signature preview add-in

CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365 Add-in can be easily deployed to all users in an Office 365 organization via the Exchange admin center. In this article you will find step-by-step guidelines for Office 365 administrators.

Important

To perform centralized deployment, you need to be assigned the Exchange administrator role. Learn more about admin roles in Office 365

First, log in to your Exchange admin center. On the dashboard, click add-ins as shown in Fig. 1. You can also access add-in settings from the organization tab on the left menu.

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Fig. 1. Accessing add-in settings in EAC.

Click the plus (+) button and select Add from URL (Fig. 2.).

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Fig. 2. Selecting the location of the add-in.

In the pop-up window that appears (Fig. 3.), enter the following address: https://emailsignatures365-addin.codetwo.com/InstallApp and click Install.

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Fig. 3. Providing the URL of the add-in. 

When the installation is completed, CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365 Add-in will be shown on the add-ins list (Fig. 4.). Note that by default, the new add-in is disabled.

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Fig. 4. Initial configuration of the CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365 Add-in.

To enable the add-in, you need to double-click it or use the edit (pencil icon) button (Fig. 5.) and choose an option that best matches your preferences.

Important

If you enable the add-in in EAC, it might take a while (even 24 hours) for the add-in to be deployed to users in your Office 365 tenant.

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Fig. 5. Add-in availability options.

Info

If you choose the Optional, disabled by default option (Fig. 5.), each Office 365 user will have to turn on the add-in manually.
Learn how to manage add-ins in Outlook (go to the Manage your add-ins section)
Learn how to manage add-ins in Outlook on the web

Once the add-in is deployed to Office 365 users, they will be able to display the add-in pane with a signature preview while composing emails in Microsoft Outlook or OWA (Fig. 6.).

Learn how to preview email signatures in Outlook/OWA

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Fig. 6. The signature preview pane is displayed next to the reading pane (OWA).
 

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