How to install and uninstall

Add-ins Collection for Outlook

Here you'll find step-by-step instructions on how to install Add-ins Collection for Outlook.

How to install Add-ins Collection for Outlook

Before you start

  • Download the latest version of Add-ins Collection for Outlook from our Downloads page.
  • Close all Microsoft Outlook windows.
  • Unzip the folder with the add-in files.
  • Note. Before proceeding with the installation, make sure that you closed all the windows (for example, from WinRAR or WinZip) that might have appeared because of unzipping the installation package.

  • Double-click the setup.exe file:
    Run the setup.exe file.

Follow the Setup Wizard instructions

  1. You'll see the Setup Wizard window. Click Next:
    Welcome to the Setup Wizard.
  2. Read the End-User License Agreement, confirm that you agree with the terms by selecting I Agree, and click Next:
    Select I Agree.
  3. In this step, you can select the installation folder or use the default one. When you're done, click Next:
    Decide where to install Add-ins Collection.
  4. This is the final confirmation that the Ablebits setup is ready to start. If you'd like to help us improve Add-ins Collection, select I consent to sharing anonymous usage statistics. Then click Next:
    Click Next to proceed.
  5. The installation process is over. Click Close:
    Click Close.

Make sure the setup is complete

To make sure that Add-ins Collection has been successfully installed, start Outlook. There will be an Ablebits tab on the ribbon:
Ablebits Add-ins Collection in your Outlook

How to uninstall Add-ins Collection for Outlook

  1. Close all Microsoft Outlook windows.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program:
    Select Uninstall a program.
  4. You'll see a list of installed programs. Find Ablebits Add-ins Collection for Microsoft Outlook there and double-click it. In the dialog that will appear, click Yes:
    Confirm uninstallation.

Troubleshooting: No Ablebits tab in the ribbon

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

Note. If you use an Office version installed from Microsoft Store, please load the add-in manually by following these instructions: 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 File → Options → Add-ins, select Disabled Items from the Manage dropdown menu at the bottom of the window, and then click Go:
    Select Disabled Items.
  2. If the add-in is in the list, select it and click the Enable button.
  3. Then follow the instructions listed below.

Make sure the add-in loads correctly

  1. Go to File → Options → Add-ins, and then click Go next to Manage: COM Add-ins at the bottom of the window:
    Click Go.
  2. In the COM Add-ins dialog, find Ablebits Add-ins Collection in the list.
  3. If Ablebits Add-ins Collection is unchecked, check it and click OK.

    If Ablebits Add-ins Collection is checked, uncheck it and click OK. Then open the dialog again and check the add-in.

The Ablebits tab should appear on the ribbon.