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Link Alexa for Business to Office 365

The administrator account has access to all of your mailboxes. Use a strong password to help protect account-level access to Office 365, or set up multi-factor authentication for this user account.

To link Alexa for Business to Office 365

  1. Add an administrator account in your Office 365 account.

    1. Sign into your Office 365 account using an administrator account.

    2. In the Admin Center, choose Users, Add a user, and then fill in the required fields. We recommend using an email address that is easily recognizable, such as alexaforbusiness@domain.com.

    3. Choose Roles, select Global administrator, and choose Add.

  2. Link the administrator account to Alexa for Business.

    1. Open the Alexa for Business console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/a4b/.

    2. Choose Calendar, Office 365.

    3. Choose Link account and sign in with the administrator account that you created in step 1.

    4. Confirm that you want to give Alexa for Business access to the account.

  3. Associate the email address of your resource mailboxes in Office 365 to your Alexa for Business rooms.

    1. Open the Alexa for Business console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/a4b/.

    2. Choose Rooms and choose the room to which to add the email address.

    3. Choose Edit and enter the email address of your resource mailbox to associate to the Alexa for Business room.

    4. Choose Save.

  4. Test the calendar integration.

    1. Create a new meeting invite in your Microsoft Outlook client.

    2. Add the room as the resource, add meeting dial-in information to your meeting invite, and send the invite to book the room.

    3. Say “Alexa, start my meeting” to the Echo device assigned to the room.

Your Echo device automatically dials into your meeting without prompting you for a meeting ID.