How to turn on or off Zoom and Outlook integration in Windows 11

If you want to enable or disable Zoom and Outlook integration in Windows 11/10, you can use the Local Group Policy Editor or the Registry Editor. A zoom is an essential tool for those who often attend online meetings, classes, etc. It’s great because it allows users to integrate it into other apps, like Outlook. However, it doesn’t get integrated automatically—you have to change a setting and install the Zoom Add-in for Outlook. If you want to remove Zoom from Outlook, here’s how.

What happens if you integrate Zoom into Outlook?

If you integrate Zoom with Outlook, you can create and schedule new Zoom meetings from Outlook, as well as manage your existing or upcoming meetings without leaving the Outlook interface. In order to change the default settings in Windows 10, you can use either the Group Policy or the Registry Editor. The only drawback of using the Group Policy method is that you need to download the template and install it before making any changes.

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How to turn on or off Zoom and Outlook integration in Windows 11

To enable or disable Zoom and Outlook integration in Windows 11/10 using the Local Group Policy Editor, follow these steps:

  • Press Win+R and type Regedit in the Run prompt.
  • Press the Enter button, and click the Yes option.
  • Go to Policies in HKLM.
  • Right-click on empty space and select New > Key.
  • Set the name as Zoom.
  • Right-click on Zoom > New > Key.
  • Name it Zoom Meetings.
  • Right-click on Zoom Meetings > New > Key.
  • Name it as General.
  • Select the General key > right-click on the empty space.
  • Select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.
  • Set the name as Integrate Zoom with Outlook.
  • Double-click on it to set the Value data.
  • Enter 1 to enable and 0 to disable.
  • Click the OK button and restart your computer.

To continue reading about these steps, click here.

Open the Registry Editor on your computer by pressing Win+R and typing Regedit in the Run prompt. Press the Enter button and click on the Yes option.

Navigate to the following path on your screen:


“Right-click on Policies and select New > Key. Set the name as Zoom. Then, right-click on the Zoom key, and select the New > Key option from the context menu. You need to set the name as Zoom Meetings.”

Once the Right-click on the Zoom Meetings key, select New > Key and name it General.

Following that, select the General key and right-click on an empty space. Select New > DWORD (32-bit) Value.

Zoom has now been integrated with Outlook by default, and the value data has been set to 1. If you want to disable the integration, double-click on the “Integrate Zoom with Outlook” value and set the value data to 0.

Close all the windows and restart your computer to get the change.

If you want to undo all changes, you have two options: delete the Integrate Zoom with Outlook REG_DWORD value or delete the Zoom key. For either option, right-click on the corresponding item in the Registry Editor, select Delete, and then confirm by clicking Yes.

How to enable or disable Zoom and Outlook integration

To change the settings for Zoom and Outlook integration, follow these steps: Open Registry Editor.

  • Press Win+R and type gpedit.msc in the Run dialog box.
  • Press the Enter button.
  • Navigate to Zoom General Settings in Computer Configuration.
  • Double-click on the Set to integrate Zoom with the Outlook setting.
  • Select the Enabled option to turn on and Disable option to turn off.
  • Click the OK button.

Let’s check out these steps in detail.

First, open the Local Group Policy Editor by pressing Win+R, typing gpedit. msc, and hitting the Enter button. Then, navigate to the following path:

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Classic Administrative Templates > Zoom Meetings > Zoom General Settings

To integrate Zoom with Outlook, double-click on the ‘Set to integrate Zoom with Outlook’ setting. Next, select the ‘Enabled’ option to turn on the integration and the ‘Disabled’ option to turn off the integration.

Click the OK button to save the change.

If you want to enable the integration between Zoom and Outlook, you can open the Outlook app and install the Zoom add-in. To revert this change, you can open the same path in the Local Group Policy Editor and set the setting as Not Configured.

Why is Zoom not showing up in Outlook?

In order to see Zoom in Outlook, you need to install the Zoom add-in for Outlook and enable the integration. You can find the Zoom icon in the Home tab in your Outlook app for Windows 11/10 after you have completed these steps.

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