Syncing Users from Office 365

Zoho People for Office 365

Installing Zoho People app for Office 365

Install the Zoho People app for Microsoft Office 365 to seamlessly synchronize data between the two applications.

Installing the Zoho People app for Office 365, consists of two cases.

Case #1 : If you wish to create a new Zoho People account from Office 365's portal

Case #2 : If you wish to associate your already existing Zoho People account with your Office 365 account

Case #1

  • Log in to your Office 365 account
  • From the Office 365 store section, select category as 'Web apps'' and browse for Zoho People
  • On clicking the Zoho People app, you will be taken to an intermediate Zoho People accounts page
  • Accept the terms and conditions and click Continue

A new Zoho People account in the same email address as that of your Office 365 account will be created for you.

Case #2

  • If you wish to associate an exisiting Zoho People account, which has been created with the same email address as the one used for Office 365, click 'Associate My Account' in the Zoho People accounts page.

You can now begin to use your Zoho People account.

Note:The password of your Zoho People account should be used to associate your accounts.

While only an Administrator in Office 365 can enable the Office 365 integration, it can be used by all the users of the organization that the Administrator has approved. The Administrator who installs the Zoho People app for Office 365 becomes the Super Admin in Zoho People by default.

You will be notified of your domain verification, through mail, within 24 hours of time.

Adding users from Office 365

Once you have enabled Zoho People for Office 365, you can add users from your Office 365 account as users in Zoho People.

In this case, an administrator adds the Office 365 user into Zoho People.

  • To add users from your Office 365 account,
  • In your Zoho People account, click Settings > Employees > Users
  • Click on 'Sync' > Import from Office 365

  • You will find the Users from Office 365 listed. Select Users from the list to be added to your Zoho People account and Click 'Import User'

  • The imported Users will be added as 'Active Users' in your Zoho People account
  • The added users can now log into Zoho People using the 'Sign in using your Office 365 work account' in the login page

Note: The Admin should have logged into Zoho People app from Office 365 store at least once to be able to add Users.

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