Welcome to harmon.ie for Outlook

Welcome to harmon.ie for Outlook

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

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Main features

  • Drag, drop, share.
    • Simply drag email attachments or entire email messages to publish them on SharePoint.
    • Share documents/list items easily. Add document/item links to your email message, calendar appointment, or task.
    • Replace attachments with links and send email, 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/items easily from Outlook.
    • Locate a document/item using back/forward navigation, history, and favorites, as in a Web browser.
    • Search the contents of documents/items in your current SharePoint site or library.
  • Work on SharePoint documents.
    • Right click to check out and edit a document. When you are done making edits, check in your changes.
    • Edit document properties, directly from Outlook. When you are 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.
  • Follow document updates and search for people in the People tab.
  • Yammer integration.
    • View your Yammer feed, your co-worker’s feeds, and post new messages and comments, all from within Outlook.
    • View and share updates with external networks.
    • View and share updates with a specific group.
  • No modifications are required to the SharePoint Server infrastructure.

Software requirements

The required software components for harmon.ie are:

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2019, 2016, or 2013
  • Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Windows 8, or Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft .NET framework 2.0 or later
  • Office 365, SharePoint 2019, 2016, 2013, or 2010
  • Skype for Business (required for presence awareness).

System requirements

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

Main help topics

Getting Started
Getting started with harmon.ie.

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

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

Working with documents
Working with SharePoint documents from the sidebar.

Working with lists
Working with SharePoint lists from the sidebar.

Working with email
Sharing email and email 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.

Viewing updates
View document updates for followed locations as well as Yammer updates.

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

Getting help.