When signing up for HubSpot Sales, you will be asked to install the HubSpot Sales extension for either Chrome or Outlook for Desktop on Windows. You can also follow these instructions if you need to install the extension for your existing account.
How to install the HubSpot Sales Chrome extension
The HubSpot Sales Chrome extension can be installed directly from the Chrome Web Store here.
In the dialog box that appears, click + Add to Chrome. If this is the first time you are downloading the extension, you will be prompted to log in.
How to install the HubSpot Sales email extension on Outlook for Desktop (Windows only)
Please note: the HubSpot Sales extension does not support Outlook for Mac.
First, download the HubSpot Sales for Outlook installer here.
- Run the HubSpot Sales for Outlook installer (setup.exe).
- Restart Outlook.
- After it is installed, you will be asked to log in with your HubSpot Sales account.
- HubSpot Sales should appear in the ribbon.
- Compose a new email and start sending emails. If you send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, you'll receive a notification that it was opened shortly after you send it.
HubSpot Sales for Windows
The HubSpot Sales plugin for Outlook has an additional component called HubSpot Sales for Windows that allows you to receive instant notifications without the HubSpot Sales Chrome extension. With HubSpot Sales for Windows, you don't need to run Google Chrome.
Once you've installed the HubSpot Sales plugin for Outlook, you will then be prompted to download HubSpot Sales for Windows:
Click Download now to install HubSpot Sales for Windows. Alternatively, you can download directly by clicking here. When HubSpot Sales for Windows is installed, you'll be able to view your stream by clicking on the HubSpot Sales icon in your Windows tray.