Adding a Calendar in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web: A Step-by-Step Guide

Adding a Calendar in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web: A Step-by-Step Guide
Adding Calendar Outlook

Are you tired of having to keep track of your appointments, events, and plans in multiple places? Fortunately, Microsoft Outlook offers an easy solution for consolidating all of your schedules into one convenient location. Whether you are using Outlook.com or Outlook on the web, adding a calendar is simple and straightforward.

In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide to adding a calendar in Outlook.com or Outlook on the web.

Creating a New Calendar in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web

To create a new calendar in Outlook.com or Outlook on the web, follow these simple steps:

  1. In the Folder contains list, click Calendar Items.
  2. In the Name box, type a name for the new calendar.
  3. In the Select where to place the folder list, click Calendar, and then click OK.

The new calendar will appear in the Calendar Navigation Pane, where you can easily view and manage all of your schedules in one place. To view a specific calendar, simply select the check box for that calendar. [2]

Adding a Calendar in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web using Add-Ins

In addition to creating a new calendar, you can also add calendars to your Outlook.com or Outlook on the web account using add-ins. Here's how:

  1. In Outlook, click Home and then click Get Add-ins on the ribbon.
  2. On the Add-Ins for Outlook page, browse for the add-in you want by selecting All and scrolling through the list, or search for an add-in by using the Search box.
  3. When you find an add-in you want, review its privacy policy.
  4. For free add-ins, use the toggle controls to turn them on or off.

By using add-ins, you can enhance the functionality of your Outlook.com or Outlook on the web account and keep track of all of your schedules in one convenient location. [3]

FAQs

How do I access the calendar feature in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web?

  • To access the calendar feature in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web, simply click on the "Calendar" icon located at the bottom left corner of the screen.

Can I sync my Outlook calendar with my mobile device?

  • Yes, you can sync your Outlook calendar with your mobile device.
  • You can download the Outlook mobile app for iOS or Android and sign in with your Outlook.com or Office 365 account to access your calendar on-the-go.

How do I create a new calendar event in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web?

  • To create a new calendar event, click on the "+" icon located at the top left corner of the screen and fill in the event details such as title, date, time, location, and any additional notes.

Can I set reminders for my calendar events in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web?

  • Yes, you can set reminders for your calendar events in Outlook.com or Outlook on the Web.
  • When creating a new event, simply select the "Reminder" option and choose the date and time you want to be reminded.

How do I share my Outlook calendar with others?

  • To share your Outlook calendar with others, click on the "Share" icon located at the top right corner of the screen and enter the email addresses of the people you want to share your calendar with.
  • You can also choose the level of permission you want to give them, such as view-only or edit access.

Conclusion

Adding a calendar in Outlook.com or Outlook on the web is a simple and straightforward process. Whether you are creating a new calendar or adding one using an add-in, you can easily keep track of all of your schedules in one convenient location.

With this guide, you will be able to add a calendar to your Outlook.com or Outlook on the web account in no time.