Prerequisites

  1. An Office 365 subscription OR a Microsoft live.com account with Outlook OR individual purchase of Microsoft Exchange Online subscriptions.
  2. Automate.io account.

Triggers

⚡️ New Email

Description: Triggers when you receive a new email in your Inbox. You may optionally specify the folder in which the Bot looks for new emails.

Data limits: Maximum of 1000 emails in a single data check interval. For example, if you are on the Startup plan, the data check time is 2 minutes. A maximum of 1000 emails every 2 minutes would be fetched. If there are more than 1000 emails received in 2 minutes, there might be a loss of data.

⚡️ Calendar Event Start

Description: Triggers when an existing event in your calendar is about to start. You’d need to specify the number of minutes before the event when the Bot should trigger. For example: Event ABC starts at 10:30 PM UTC, and you want the Bot to trigger 30 minutes before (as a reminder). You’d need to specify ‘30’ in the field ‘Time Before’.

You may optionally specify the calendar in which the Bot will look for the event(s) about to begin.

Data limits: Maximum of 1000 events in a single data check interval. For example, if you are on the Startup plan, the data check time is 2 minutes. A maximum of 1000 events every 2 minutes would be fetched. If there are more than 1000 events received in 2 minutes, there might be a loss of data.

⚡️ New Contact

Description: Triggers when a new contact is added in your account. You may optionally specify the folder in which the Bot can look for new contacts. Please do not select any folder if you would want the Bot to look for contacts in your default folder.

Data limits: Maximum of 1000 contacts in a single data check interval. For example, if you are on the Startup plan, the data check time is 2 minutes. A maximum of 1000 contacts every 2 minutes would be fetched. If there are more than 1000 contacts received in 2 minutes, there might be a loss of data.

⚡️ New Calendar Event

Description: Triggers when a new event is created in your calendar. You may optionally specify the calendar in which the Bot will look for new events.

Data limits: Maximum of 1000 events in a single data check interval. For example, if you are on the Startup plan, the data check time is 2 minutes. A maximum of 1000 events every 2 minutes would be fetched. If there are more than 1000 events received in 2 minutes, there might be a loss of data.

⚡️ Updated Calendar Event

Description: Triggers when there are any changes in an existing event in your calendar.

Data limits: Maximum of 1000 events in a single data check interval. For example, if you are on the Startup plan, the data check time is 2 minutes. A maximum of 1000 events every 2 minutes would be fetched. If there are more than 1000 events received in 2 minutes, there might be a loss of data.


Actions

✅ Send Email

Description: Sends an email based on the input (to email, subject, body, etc.) provided. You may optionally specify the flagging details.

Data limits: Maximum of 10,000 emails can be sent in a 10-minute window. You may refer to Outlook service limits for more information.

✅ Add a Contact

Description: Adds a new contact in your Microsoft Outlook account. You may optionally specify a folder where the contacts should be added via this Bot. In case the folder is not specified, the contact will be added to the default folder.

Data limits: Maximum of 10,000 contacts can be sent in a 10-minute window. You may refer to Outlook service limits for more information.

✅ Add Calendar Event

Description: Adds a new event in your Microsoft Outlook calendar. You may optionally specify a calendar in which the event should be added. If the calendar is not specified, the event will be added to your default calendar.

Data limits: Maximum of 10,000 events can be sent in a 10-minute window. You may refer to Outlook service limits for more information.

✅ Update a Contact

Description: Updates an existing contact in your Microsoft Outlook account. You need to provide either the contact ID OR name OR email of the contact.

Data limits: Maximum of 10,000 contacts can be sent in a 10-minute window. You may refer to Outlook service limits for more information.

✅ Update Calendar Event

Description: Updates an existing event in your Microsoft Outlook calendar. You need to provide either the event ID or the event subject.

Data limits: Maximum of 10,000 events can be sent in a 10-minute window. You may refer to Outlook service limits for more information.

✅ Search Contact

Description: Searches for an existing contact based on contact ID OR email address OR name of the contact.

✅ Search Event

Description: Searches for an existing event based on event ID or event subject.


Common problems with Microsoft Outlook integration

❗️ I am unable to authenticate my Microsoft Outlook account with Automate.io

Please make sure you have an Office 365 subscription OR a Microsoft live.com account with Outlook OR individual purchase of Microsoft Exchange Online subscriptions.

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