Welcome to harmon.ie for Outlook

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harmon.ie® Outlook is an Outlook e-mail sidebar that provides easy, full-featured access to SharePoint content. You can collaborate on documents, share e-mail using SharePoint, and socialize with your colleagues from the convenience of your e-mail client.

Find out what's new in harmon.ie.

Main features

  • Drag, drop, share.
    • Simply drag e-mail attachments or entire e-mail messages to publish them on SharePoint.
    • Share documents easily. Add document links to your e-mail message, calendar appointment, or task.
    • Replace attachments with links and send e-mail, in one step. When you send a message with an attachment, harmon.ie asks if you want to publish the document and send a link instead.
  • Find documents easily from Outlook.
    • Locate a document using back/forward navigation, history, and favorites, just like in a Web browser.
    • Search the contents of documents in your current SharePoint site or library.
  • Work on SharePoint documents.
    • Right click to check out and edit a document. When you're done making edits, check in your changes.
    • Edit document properties, directly from Outlook. When you're finished, harmon.ie reminds you to check in your changes. If your company uses required document properties, harmon.ie prompts you to fill them in when uploading your documents.
    • Approve documents, view the document history, and more.
  • Connect with co-workers and follow their business-related updates via the People tab, in the email sidebar.  The People tab provides the following views of colleagues:
    • Recent – shows the people with whom you recently interacted.
    • Colleagues / Following – shows the people selected as your co-collaborators (SharePoint 2010) or people you follow (SharePoint 2013).
    • Updates – provides activity stream of people and documents you follow.
    • Search – helps you find people in your organization.
  • No modifications are required to the SharePoint Server infrastructure.

Software requirements

The required software components for harmon.ie are:

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2013, 2010, or 2007 (SP3 is recommended).
  • Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Enterprise or Ultimate Edition, or Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
  • Microsoft .NET framework 2.0 or later.
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013, Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0, or Microsoft SharePoint Online.
  • SharePoint Foundation.
  • For Lync integration: Microsoft Lync 2013, Microsoft Lync 2010.
  • For OCS integration: Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2.

System requirements

harmon.ie requires the same system requirements as Microsoft Office Outlook.

Main help topics

Getting Started
Getting started with harmon.ie.

Launching harmon.ie
Starting the harmon.ie sidebar.

Adding and editing SharePoint sites
Adding SharePoint sites to the sidebar.

Finding SharePoint documents
Using the harmon.ie sidebar to navigate or search for SharePoint documents.

Working with documents
Working with SharePoint documents from the sidebar.

Searching on SharePoint
Searching for content inside documents and searching for people.

Working with e-mail
Sharing e-mail and e-mail attachments with your team and sending SharePoint documents as attachments.

Working with people
Using the People tab to find people, view people information, communicate with people, and get updated.

Accessibility and keyboard shortcuts
Using the keyboard to get things done.

Troubleshooting
Getting help.