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Microsoft Integration: Overview

With the Microsoft integration in Haiilo, your digital home is completed by another piece. You unlock more Microsoft features directly in your Haiilo.

There are two packages for integration with Microsoft.

Basic package

These function/s of the Basic package are included by default in Haiilo after a configuration.

Login via Microsoft 365

You can create an additional button on the login screen that allows a user to log in to Haiilo using Microsoft 365. The prerequisite for this is that the email address of his Microsoft 365 account matches the email address in Haiilo.

You can find out how to set this up here.

Sync users

In addition to local users, you can also automatically synchronize other users via Microsoft (MS Graph), if you manage any there.

You can find out how to set this up here.

Edit Office files

A user can click on Office files in Haiilo so that they are opened directly in the corresponding Office program. This feature of Haiilo works with .docx, .xlxs and .pptx Office files and with all Microsoft Office versions starting from Office 2013.

To do this, the user needs the "Edit files with Microsoft Office" right, which is assigned in the administration. If the user has this right, the preview of supported documents changes to the "Edit" menu item. Using this button you can open the document directly from Haiilo in the corresponding Office program.

This has the advantage that other users can see when the file is being edited, by whom it is being edited and the versioning of the file in Haiilo is also adjusted.


When versioning Office files, a new version is only created when more than 30 minutes have passed since the previous version was created. In the period in between, the changes made are of course also saved, but the existing entry in the history is used/overwritten in the process.

If a file that is currently being edited needs to be unlocked, users who have permission to edit the document app can also unlock the file via a lock icon within the preview.

Add-on package

These function/s of the add-on package are included in Haiilo after a configuration, if you have booked the corresponding add-on and the user has logged in to your Haiilo via Microsoft.

Attach SharePoint Online files

With Haiilo you can easily select files from SharePoint Online and attach them to your timeline post, comment or chat. Attaching files from SharePoint is very simple: you click on "Add files" in your post and find the option "SharePoint Online" there.


This will take you to the overview of the files and folders in your SharePoint Online that you are authorized to access. You decide whether you browse through your SharePoint folders or use the search. You can mark as many files as you like from different folders as attachments.


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