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Add-ins Collection for Outlook

In this tutorial, you will find step-by-step instructions on how to install the Add-ins Collection for Outlook.

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How to install Add-ins Collection for Outlook

First of all, you can download the latest version of Ablebits add-ins for Outlook here.

Before you start

  • Close all Outlook windows.
  • Unzip the folder with the add-in files.
  • Run the setup.exe file:
    Run the setup.exe file.

Follow the Setup Wizard instructions

  1. Here is the Setup Wizard window:
    Welcome to the Setup Wizard.
    Click Next >.
  2. Please read the license agreement, tick I Agree, and click the Next > button:
    Please read the license agreement.
  3. On this step, let's select the installation folder:
    Let's select the installation folder.
    You can either leave it as the wizard suggests, or select a new destination by clicking the Browse... button and selecting the folder of interest:
    Select a new destination.
    Click OK and hit Next >.
  4. This is the final confirmation that the Ablebits setup is ready to start:
    The setup is ready to start.
    Click Next >.
  5. In a few seconds, the installation is finished:
    The Ablebits add-in is installed.
    Click the Close button.

Make sure the setup is complete

Let's start Outlook and make sure the Ablebits add-ins have been installed. In the ribbon, you will see a new AbleBits tab and the plug-ins under this tab:
Ablebits Collection in the ribbon.

How to uninstall Add-ins Collection for Outlook

  1. Close all Microsoft Outlook windows.
  2. Go to Start and open Control Panel.
  3. Click on Programs:
    Pick Programs
  4. Pick the Uninstall a program option:
    Uninstall a program
  5. You will see a list of all installed programs. Find the plug-in you want to uninstall and double-click it.
    Click Yes in the dialog window:
    Are you sure?

Troubleshooting: No Ablebits tabs in the ribbon

Please make sure that you installed the add-in correctly.

Note. If you use an Office version installed from Microsodft Store, please load the add-in manually by following these instuctions:
How to load Add-ins Collection for Outlook in Office 365 installed from Microsoft Store

Make sure the add-in isn't disabled

  1. Go to Outlook Menu -> Tools -> Trust Center in Outlook 2007 or click File -> Options -> Add-ins in Outlook 2010-2016:
    Open Options in Outlook
  2. Choose Disabled Items from the Manage drop-down list at the bottom of the window and click Go:
    Select Disabled items
  3. If the add-in is in the list, select it and click the Enable button.
  4. Follow the instructions below.

Make sure the add-in loads correctly

  1. Go to Outlook Menu -> Tools -> Trust Center in Outlook 2007 or click File -> Options in Outlook 2010-2016.
  2. Go to the Add-ins tab.
  3. Click the Manage drop-down list, select COM Add-ins, and click Go:
    Click COM Add-ins
  4. Find the add-in in the list.
  5. If the add-in is unchecked, check it and click the OK button in the COM Add-ins dialog window.
  6. If the add-in is checked, uncheck it and click OK. Then open the dialog window again and check the add-in item. The tab should appear in the ribbon.

Responses

I am installing the Outlook BCC 'outlook-addins-collection' file in a PC (Windows 10) with latest version of Outlook (16) 32bit. and it runs and says it installed successfully. However it does not show up on the Ribbon, plus it's not the com list or disabled list. So...where did it go? why won't it show? Please advise so we can make the purchase. Thank you.

Reply

Hi Levin,
Thank you for contacting us and for your interest in our product. It looks like your Office may be installed from Microsoft Store (learn how to find it out here). Please try to load the add-in manually by following the instructions here: https://www.ablebits.com/docs/outlook-installed-from-store/
Please contact us again if this doesn't help.
Thank you.

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