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 would like to install the extension outside of the signup process.
How to install the HubSpot Sales Chrome extension
The HubSpot Sales Chrome extension can be installed directly from the Chrome Web Store here.
Simply 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 on Outlook for Desktop (Windows only)
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, we will ask you to login 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 email@example.com, 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 will allow 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 to 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:
Try it out
Now that you have HubSpot Sales installed in your Outlook, try sending a test email to firstname.lastname@example.org to try out your instant notifications!