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Unable to add emails using Contact or Group Edition via Side Panel

Knowledge Article Number 000199113
Description With the release of Summer '14 the Salesforce for Outlook side panel in now enabled for Users on Contact Manager or Group editions.  However these users will not be able to add emails via Side Panel by default unless Email to Salesforce is enabled.
Resolution To be able to add emails the Salesforce System Admin has to enable Email to Salesforce and this will automatically enable the "Add Email" option on the Salesforce for Outlook Configuration page. 

Follow these steps to enable Email-to-Salesforce:
  1. Click on Setup
  2. Expand Email Administration
  3. Select Email to Salesforce
  4. Click on the "Edit" button
  5. Make sure the "Active" check box is marked
  6. Save
Now all users will have the ability to add emails via the side panel in Outlook

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