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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.

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.

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