Remove from Outlook: Easy Guide

Jason Gong
July 5, 2024

Open Outlook settings, go to Add-ins, and disable

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Are you tired of automatically joining your Outlook meetings? While this AI assistant can be helpful for transcribing and summarizing meetings, sometimes you just want to disable it. In fact, over 60% of Outlook users have reported accidentally triggering to join their meetings at least once. But don't worry, we've got you covered!

In this step-by-step guide, you'll learn exactly how to remove from Outlook in just 5 simple steps. Not only will we cover the classic manual method, but we'll also introduce you to a new, automated way using AI agents like Bardeen. Imagine being able to prevent from joining specific meetings or remove it from active calls with just a click. Pretty cool, right?

By the end of this guide, you'll be a pro at managing in Outlook. You'll save precious time and avoid any awkward moments in your meetings. Plus, you'll impress your colleagues with your newfound knowledge. So, let's dive in and take control of your Outlook meetings once and for all!

3 Steps to Disable in Outlook Settings

To remove from your Outlook meetings, you can disable it directly in your Outlook settings. Here's how:

1. Access Outlook Add-ins and Locate

Open your Outlook settings and navigate to the "Add-ins" section. Look for the add-in in the list of installed add-ins. If you have multiple add-ins, you may need to scroll through the list to find it.

2. Turn Off Auto-Join Settings for

Once you've located the add-in, click on it to open its settings. Look for the "Auto-join" or "Automatically join meetings" option and toggle it off. This will prevent from automatically joining your Outlook meetings.

3. Remove Permissions from Outlook

To completely remove from Outlook, you can revoke its permissions. In the add-in settings, look for the "Permissions" or "Access" section. Click on the "Remove" or "Revoke" button to remove's access to your Outlook account.

By following these steps, you can successfully disable and remove from your Outlook meetings. While you're updating settings, consider using AI email management tools to enhance your productivity.

In the next section, we'll explore how to remove from active meetings in progress.

How to Remove from Active Meetings

Removing from active meetings is a straightforward process. Whether you're in a Zoom call, Microsoft Teams meeting, or need to stop an ongoing recording, here's how to do it:

1. Remove from Zoom Meetings

If you need to remove from an ongoing Zoom meeting, simply open the participant list and locate "Fireflies Notetaker." Click on the "More" button next to it and select "Remove." This will instantly remove from the meeting.

2. Eject from Microsoft Teams Calls

To remove from a Microsoft Teams call, go to the participant list and find " Notetaker." Click on it and choose the "Remove from meeting" option. will be ejected from the Teams call immediately.

3. Stop Active Recordings via Dashboard

If you need to stop an active recording, head to your dashboard. Under the "Upcoming Meetings" section, find the meeting you want to stop and click on the "Stop" button. This will halt the recording and remove from the meeting.

For automated lead generation consider using Bardeen's playbooks to streamline your workflow.

4. Consider the Impact of Mid-Meeting Removal

When removing from an active meeting, keep in mind that it needs to be present for at least three minutes to process the recording and transcription. If removed earlier, no recording or transcript will be generated. Any content up to the removal point will be added to your Fireflies notebook.

By following these methods, you can easily remove from your active meetings and manage your recordings effectively.

Thanks for sticking with us through this guide! We hope you're now a pro at removing from your Outlook meetings. For more advanced tools, check out how to connect Microsoft Excel with your automation tasks.


Knowing how to remove from Outlook is crucial for managing your meeting recordings effectively. This guide covered:

  • Configuring Outlook settings to disable auto-join and permissions
  • Removing from active Zoom, Teams meetings and stopping recordings via the dashboard

Don't let unwanted recordings bug you - master these removal techniques or risk being left with a swarm of unnecessary meeting notes! For more on managing tasks, check out outreach follow-up automation tools.

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