Calendar

Help and How to articles about Microsoft Outlook’s Calendar.

Annoying Outlook 2013 Calendar Features

Annoying Outlook 2013 Calendar Features

Anyone who lives in Outlook's calendar has run into popup and other annoyances that can't be turned off or disabled.

How to sort the Outlook Calendar by Birthday

How to sort the Outlook Calendar by Birthday

How to create a custom field in Outlook's Calendar that allows you to sort birthdays by month and day.

Change Outlook meetings but don't send updates

Change Outlook meetings but don't send updates

How to edit a meeting request so you don't send updates to the attendees.

Automatically change Appointment categories using VBA

Automatically change Appointment categories using VBA

How to assign a category to appointments automatically, as soon as they are over, using a macro with a trigger, such as the meetings own reminder or the next appointment reminder, that will kick off the macro.

Calendar Reminders are missing in Outlook 2013

Calendar Reminders are missing in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 doesn't set a reminder when you open a new appointment form by double clicking on a date in the monthly calendar. Until Microsoft fixes this, you can use a macro to set the reminder.

Disable the ability to create tentative appointments

Disable the ability to create tentative appointments

Note: this will stop Outlook and Exchange from creating tentative appointments on the calendar automatically, however, the tentative appointment will be created at the time you select the meeting request in your Inbox. Exchange Server 2013 The administrator can use this cmdlet to prevent tentative appointments meeting requests received from users outside of your network.  

Meetings are not removed when the invitation is deleted

Meetings are not removed when the invitation is deleted

When a meeting invitation is deleted from the Inbox, the tentative copy of the associated meeting remains in the Calendar.

Outlook Quick Tip: Missing Calendar Bell

Outlook Quick Tip: Missing Calendar Bell

Several users who recently upgraded to Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 wondered what happened to the reminder bell: The Calendar reminder bell is not displayed on the month view. It's on the other views. How do I turn it on for the month view? Microsoft turned off the bell to give a cleaner appearance. You  

New Appointments are saved in the wrong calendar

New Appointments are saved in the wrong calendar

When you use an IMAP account in Outlook 2013, appointments and contacts are stored in the IMAP data file. Create a local pst file and move the appointments and contacts to the local data file.

Outlook Meetings disappear from the Calendar

Meeting disappear from Outlook's calendar as soon as they are added to it.