Needl.ai-Outlook integration allows you to sync all your files into Needl.ai. Follow these steps to get started

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1. Link your Outlook

  • Go to Connect Apps from by clicking on New next to Apps & websites OR from the drop-down on the top, as indicated in the image below

  • Hover over the Outlook icon displayed on the page. Click on Connect

  • A pop-up will open. Make sure you have read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy before agreeing to them. Click on Get Started

  • Now, you will be asked to authenticate using your Microsoft account

  • Once the authentication is done, you will see a success message confirming that the integration is complete. Data from the linked Outlook account will start reflecting in Needl.ai within 48 hours

2. Modify your integration

  • On the Connect Apps page, hover over the Outlook icon. Click on Options

  • You can choose to add a new account or delink the current integration from here
  • To add a new account, click on Add new account and follow the steps again. To Delink the existing account, click on Delink


How long does it take to stream data into Needl.ai?

To stream Slack data into Needl.ai, it usually takes around 45 mins to 1 hour.

Will I be able to import my previous files into Needl.ai?

Yes, all files in your linked Outlook account will get synced into Needl.ai.

How can I check the status of my integration?

On the Connect Apps page, hover over the Twitter icon. Click on Options.


You will see your account information and date of syncing listed on top. It can take anywhere between 12-24 hours from the time of integration for data to stream into Needl.

What happens if I delete files on Outlook that have already been streamed to Needl.ai?

Needl.ai only offers a one-way data stream. This means that data streamed into Needl.ai from another app or source will stay independent of the source, i.e., deleting files on Outlook after they have been streamed to Needl.ai will not affect your data on Needl.ai.

Does deleting data from Needl.ai also delete them from Outlook?

No, making changes to your data on Needl.ai will not have any effect on your original data source.

Can I add multiple Outlook accounts?

Yes! Click on Add Account at the bottom of the panel.

Unable to connect with your Outlook email account?

If you are already logged in with your Gmail account (for example - abc@gmail.com) either in One Note or One Drive, your Outlook integration will be with the same Gmail account (abc@gmail.com) in needl.ai

If you want to connect your Outlook email account (abc@outlook.com), you will first have to log out of your Gmail account (abc@gmail.com) from your browser.