Getting started with Microsoft Office 365

Roombelt integrates with Microsoft Office 365 to display meeting room schedules on tablets placed by meeting room doors in your office.

How the integration works

Roombelt's two-way integration with Microsoft Office 365 ensures real-time visibility of your bookings. When a meeting room is booked from the Outlook user interface, it will be instantly shown in Roombelt, providing you with accurate and reliable information.

If a meeting room is free, you can book it from a Roombelt device, and it will be visible in Outlook. You can extend this meeting from Roombelt or end it earlier to free the room.

Creating an account

To set up the integration, go to app.roombelt.com, click "Log in with Microsoft," and grant Roombelt the required permissions. You must be a global admin in your organization to do that. See Understanding permissions in Microsoft Office 365 for details. If you can't grant the required permissions, contact us.

After creating the account, you should see the Roombelt administration panel, which is similar to the one below.

Connecting device

Now it's time to connect your first physical device (e.g., tablet). To test Roombelt, you can use any tablet or even a mobile phone:

  1. Open app.roombelt.com on your device using any internet browser and click "Register device". You should see a "connection code" that will be needed shortly.

  2. Open the Roombelt administration panel on your computer (see Creating an account section) and click "Connect device".

  3. In the "Connect device" dialog, provide the "connection code" and click "Next".

  4. Pick the device type "Single calendar" and click "Next".

  5. Choose the desired calendar from the list and click "Voila".

At this point, your device should display details about current and upcoming meetings.

Next steps

How to configure iOS tablet to run Roombelt

How to configure Android tablet to run Roombelt

Setting up a TV with meeting room status board

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