Microsoft Outlook 365

Last modified: May 17, 2023
Connection Type

Alteryx Tool. The latest version is available from the Alteryx Community.

Type of Support


Release Notes
Version Description
  • Authentication occurs using user's browser instead of embedded CEF in Designer to comply with modern security policies.

  • Compatible with Alteryx Designer version 2021.4 and later.

  • Compatible with Alteryx Designer version 2021.4 and later.

  • Initial release.

  • Built-in multitenant Azure App with an option to use custom Azure App (incl. single tenant app).

  • Requires Outlook 365 account..

  • Proxy support.

Alteryx tools used to connect

Outlook 365 Input Tool

Outlook 365 Input Tool

Custom API Application Setup

For more information on how to build and manage an application using the Microsoft Azure cloud services, refer to the Azure documentation.  

  1. Navigate to Microsoft Azure.  

  2. Sign in with your Microsoft Azure Active Directory account.   

  3. On the Home screen use Search, or go to the upper left corner menu to open the Azure Active Directory service.  

  4. Open App registrations in the left menu.  

  5. Select + New registration

  6. Specify the Name of the app.   

  7. Choose desired account type – both Single tenant and Multitenant are allowed.   

  8. In the Redirect URI part:

    1. For Outlook 365 version 1.0.0: Select Single-page application (SPA) from the dropdown menu and set the two URLs
    2. For Outlook 365 version 1.1.0 and later: Select Web-page application (WPA) from the dropdown menu and set the URL:

  9. Select Register.    
  10. The Application (client) ID is your Client ID.  
    The Directory (tenant) ID is your Tenant ID.  

  11. Go to API permissions to add these Delegated permissions - Microsoft Graph

    1. Calendars.ReadWrite

    2. Mail.ReadWrite.Shared

    3. User.Read

    4. User.ReadBasic.All

  12. To use service principal (app-only authentication) proceed to Certificates & secrets and add New client secret. Copy the Value as it won't be accessible again once you leave the page – this is your Client Secret.  
    In API permissions add these Application permissions - Microsoft Graph 

    1. Calendars.ReadWrite

    2. Mail.ReadWrite

    3. User.Read.All

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