Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email

Learn the steps necessary for Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email.

Outlook allows you to share your calendar with users via email.  This feature makes it quick and easy to schedule meetings with others.  NOTE:  Any items marked as private will not be shared on the calendar.  Below are the step by step instructions for sharing your Outlook calendar via email.

  1. Make sure any appointments you do not wish to share are marked as private.
  2. Access your calendar by clicking the Calendar icon.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  3. Click the Home tab and click E-Mail Calendar in the Share group.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  4. The Send a Calendar via Email dialog box will open along with a blank email message.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  5. Click the Calendar down arrow to select the appropriate Calendar from your list of calendars.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  6. Click the Date Range down arrow to select the appropriate date range. NOTE:  Click Specify dates to choose a specific date range.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  7. Click the Detail down arrow to select the amount of details to show –
    1. Availability only – No details will be shown, only the type of availability.
    2. Limited details – Includes the availability and subjects of calendar items only.
    3. Full details – Includes the availability and full details of calendar items.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  8. Click the Show button to set advanced features.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  9. Check the Include details of items marked private box to include private items.
  10. Check the Include attachments within calendar items to include any attachments.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  11. Click the Email Layout down arrow to select either the Daily schedule or List of events.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  12. Once you have set the needed options, click the OK button.Sharing Your Outlook Calendar via Email
  13. The calendar is added as an .ics attachment as well as added to the email body.
  14. Fill in the remaining email items and click Send.

Creating a Contact from an Email Sender

Learn a quick way to add contacts by creating contacts from email senders.

Outlook gives you the ability to quickly create contacts from the senders of emails you receive, enabling you to efficiently set up new contacts.  Below are the step by step instructions for creating a contact from an email sender. Continue reading “Creating a Contact from an Email Sender”

Create Outlook Tasks from Email Messages

Learn how to create Outlook Tasks from Email Messages.

Outlook gives you the ability to quickly and easily create Outlook Tasks from Email messages.  This allows you to take detailed messages and efficiently create tasks without losing any information and having to retype the details.  Below are the step by step instructions to Create Outlook Tasks from Email Messages. Continue reading “Create Outlook Tasks from Email Messages”

Outlook Clutter Feature

Learn how to use the Outlook Clutter Feature to filter low priority messages.

Using Outlook Clutter  Feature to Sort Low Priority Messages

Clutter can help you filter low priority messages, saving you time for the most important messages.  The server keeps track of messages you read as well as those you don’t.  When you turn on clutter, it automatically takes new incoming messages that you are most likely to ignore and puts them in the clutter folder.  The more you use it, the better it learns.  Below are the step by step instructions for utilizing the Outlook Clutter Feature. Continue reading “Outlook Clutter Feature”