Manually activating the MailRisk add-in

This guide is intended for users who are testing out MailRisk without giving access to other users in the organization.

Open Microsoft Outlook, and click «File» in the main menu.

  • Click the button «Manage add-ins» at the bottom of the screen.
  • Your web browser will open with your webmail account, and personal settings page for add-ins.

Manage add-ins in Outlook

If the MailRisk add-in has already been installed for your organization, but is deactivated by default, you may proceed directly to personal activation below.

Install manifest file

This part of the guide requires that your user is allowed to manually install add-ins in Microsoft Office.

  • Click the plus button above the list of add-ins, and then «Add from a file»:

Upload XML-manifest

The next step requires you to upload an XML manifest file, which describes the MailRisk add-in to Exchange and Outlook, from your local hard drive.

Select manifest file

  • Confirm installation by clicking «Install» in the dialogue:

Confirm install

Activate add-in

Verify that you can find MailRisk in the list of available add-ins.

  • Ensure that the checkbox at the right «Turned on» is checked for MailRisk:

Verify that MailRisk is turned on

The MailRisk button will soon be visible in your Outlook clients. Please allow for up to 24 hours, but an Outlook app restart may help speeding things up.