Creating an Organization User Account (Outlook)

Applies to: BriefCatch for Outlook, Enterprise

Last Updated: Feb 3, 2024

This article will show you how to create a user account if an existing enterprise license exists and is installed for your organization. If you need information on deploying the BriefCatch for Outlook add-in for your organization, please review our BriefCatch for Outlook Enterprise FAQs.

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Open the BriefCatch for Outlook App

Once BriefCatch for Outlook has been deployed, you will find the BriefCatch app under the Message tab in Outlook. Click the BriefCatch icon to open the app.


If the BriefCatch icon doesn't appear under the Home tab, you may need to manually add BriefCatch after it's deployed.

To do this, navigate to Home (or Message) - All Apps - BriefCatch:


Click on the BriefCatch icon to load BriefCatch and add it to your ribbon.

If BriefCatch doesn't appear in the list, click on All Apps, then Add Apps, then Manage your apps. Ensure that BriefCatch appears in this list. Click on BriefCatch, then Open.


If the BriefCatch icon still doesn't show, please contact your IT department or system administrator for further assistance or contact our support team.

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Create an Account with Microsoft Single Sign-On (Recommended)

This is the screen you will see the first time BriefCatch for Outlook is opened:


Click on Sign in with Microsoft to create an account using Microsoft Single Sign-On. This will create your BriefCatch account using your current Microsoft account and automatically link your account to your organization's license. (Note: This varies based on your subscription and organization type. An organization code may still be required, which is explained below.)

Note: If you already have an account through BriefCatch 3 in Word, this will log you in to your account, or if you’re a new user, this will create a new account for you.

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Create an Account with an Email Address (Alternate)

If you can't use Microsoft SSO to create your account, you can also create an account using an email address and password.

To do this, click on Sign up for a new account:


This will bring you to the account creation form.


Important: You must register with an email address from your organization. A personal email address, such as, will not work properly.

Enter your name, work email address, create a password, then click Next.

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Enter Your Organization Code

If prompted, on the plan selection screen, under "Has your organization subscribed for you?" Enter your organization signup code in this box.

If you aren't sure what your organization code is, please check with your IT department or system administrator, or contact our support team for assistance. 


Finally, click Register.

You will then see the below screen:


Click Start Editing, then you’re good to go!

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Start Using BriefCatch for Outlook

You will now have full access to BriefCatch for Outlook while logged in under your organization account! Click on Start Editing to start receiving suggestions within seconds:
If everything was done correctly, your Subscription tab will show the following message:

For more information, see our How to Use BriefCatch for Outlook guide.

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Need Help? If you cannot get your BriefCatch organization account to work, please contact your IT department or system administrator, or submit a support ticket for us to assist you.