⚙ Installation - How to install Ant Text

Installation of Ant Text depends on your operating system. Use our guides on How to install Ant Text in this page through Appsource, Office 365 or manually.

Installation How to Install Ant Text How to install Ant Text through Office Store/AppSource

Follow this guide on How to install Ant Text through Office Store/AppSource.
Go to AppSource.microsoft.com and search for “Ant Text” or “Templates” in the search bar.

Choose “Ant Text” and click on the “Get it now” button.

Follow the installation guide.

Give Microsoft permissions and click “Continue”.

Note! The text in the box is related to Microsoft privacy policy and we as provider do not have any access to create, update or access to your emails. The only thing we have access to is connecting your email account with Ant Text add-in.

 

After the installation is done go to Outlook Online and create a new email. Underneath the email an “Ant Text” logo should have appeared. Click on the logo to launch “Ant Text“.

If the “Ant Text” logo has not appeared, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Installation How to Install Ant Text setting at the top right corner and choose “View all Outlook setting“.
  2. Once the Settings window has appeared, choose  “Customize actions“.
  3.  In the “Message surface” tick off “Ant Text“.
  4. In the “Toolbar” tick off “Ant Text” as well.
  5. Save the settings and create a new email. You should now be able to see the “Ant Text” logo.
  6. Click on the logo to launch “Ant Text“.

Installation How to Install Ant Text Install with Office 365 for Windows

There are two ways to install “Ant Text” for windows.

1. Get Add-ins

In Outlook, click on the icon in the ribbon named “Get Add-ins 

Search for “Ant Text” in the search bar and click on “Add“.

When Ant Text is added, a new icon  will appear in your top ribbon.

Click Ant Text in the ribbon and log in with your Office 365 email account.

2. Manage Add-ins

In the Desktop version of Outlook select the menu “File”, and click the icon “Manage Add-ins”. 

A new window will open, and from here you click the  “plus” icon, and select the menu “Add from a URL”.

Now a pane will slide in from the right, and in the “URL” field you should enter: “https://owa.anttext.com/manifest.xml” and click “Next”. You will then get to the next page in the installation process, which asks you to confirm that you wish to install “Ant Text”. Click “Install”, and then “OK” in the resulting final step.

Now “Ant Text” should be in the list of your Add-ins. Make sure that “Ant Text” is “Turned on”, and you should be ready to use Ant Text.

Install with Office.com/OWA and Office for MAC

Follow this guide on How to install Ant Text through Office.com/OWA and Office for MAC.
Open your favorite browser. (Click here to check out which browsers we support.)  

Go to this Ant Text add-in link and click “Get it now”

Log in with your Outlook.com account or Office for MAC (Outlook includes live.com and hotmail.com email accounts)

Give Microsoft permissions and click “Continue”.

Note! The text in the box is related to Microsoft privacy policy and we as provider do not have any access to create, update or access to your emails. The only thing we have access to is connecting your email account with Ant Text add-in.

Click “Install”

Now Ant Text add-in for Outlook is added. Click “Ok” to get started.

Please watch the Get Started videos to make sure you understand the structure and whereabouts of Ant Text

Install with Global Admin

Manually (single user)

Start by logging in to you online Office 365 account.

From here you click the nine dots in the upper left corner of your browser. Then you click the icon named “Admin” and in the new menu to the left that appears, you select “Admin centers” and under that “Exchange”.

Then you should get to the “Exchange Administration” configuration screen. Under “Organization”, you will find the link to “Add-ins” – click this link.

From here you click the ✙ “plus”  icon, and select the menu “Add from URL”. A new dialog will appear, and in the “URL” field of this dialog you should enter: “https://owa.anttext.com/manifest.xml” and click “install”.

Now “Ant Text” will be displayed in the list of your add-ins, but note that Ant Text is disabled by default. This we will have to change, by clicking the “edit pencil”, and select the option “Mandatory, always enabled. Users can’t disable this add-in.”.

Now “Ant Text” should be installed.

Centralized deployment (multiple users)

You can use centralized deployment to deploy multiple users. 

Use this link to deploy users and follow the guide.

Which accounts does Ant Text work with?

You’ll be able to use Ant Text for Outlook with all Outlook.com or Office365 accounts. You’ll need to add it for each email account you’d like to use it on. Ant Text will be available on every computer and browser you’re using.

Ant Text for Outlook add-in is supported in Chrome, Firefox, IE 10+, Edge, and Safari. On your desktop, you will also be able to access Ant Text in Outlook 2016 for MAC and Outlook 2013, 2016 and 2019 for PC.