How to use the new microsoft outlook calendar

How to use the New Microsoft Outlook Calendar

Published On: November 6th, 2023|Last Updated: December 5th, 2023|4 min read|

In this video, Jamie provides a comprehensive tutorial on how to use the new Microsoft Outlook Calendar. They first demonstrate the basic features of the calendar, such as its views and customization options. Next, they apply these features to the organization of calendars, explaining how to change color schemes, use charms, and share calendars. Finally, they move onto the creation and editing of events, discussing how to set recurrence, invite others, and customize notifications. Throughout the tutorial, Jamie encourages viewers to improve their productivity and stress management through the use of Microsoft Outlook Calendar.

  • 00:00:00 In this section of the video, the speaker, Jamie, walks you through the new features of the Microsoft Outlook Calendar and its overall user interface. The speaker begins by discussing how to switch to the most recent version of Outlook in either the top right hand corner or through the Microsoft Store. They then move on to the basic functions of the calendar such as its views, including day, week, and split view. Next, the speaker describes the condensed and classic ribbons and their customization options. Under The View, they also show you how to navigate to different settings, such as general settings where you can view and change the appearance of the calendar from a dark view to a light view or choose a different theme. The speaker then shows how to add multiple calendars to your Outlook calendar, including how to create an account with calendars already added. This may be useful if you want to follow the events of a sports team, track birthdays, or keep up with other timely information. Jamie also discusses how to hide the navigation pane or toggle the everyday view depending on what you want to see. For example, you can go a week or a month ahead or go back a week or month using the arrows on the right side of the bar. Additionally, the speaker discusses the various customization options available for the calendar, including the ability to hide or hide the navigation pane, which allows you to adjust the appearance to suit your preferences. Overall, Jamie provides a comprehensive overview of the new features of the Microsoft Outlook Calendar, making it easy for users to navigate and customize their calendar to meet their individual needs.
  • 00:05:00 In this section of the YouTube video, the speaker explains how to navigate the dates in Microsoft Outlook Calendar. They demonstrate how to select the date from the right or left side of the calendar, and how to adjust the weather setting on the agenda pane. The speaker also discusses how to turn on or off calendars from different accounts, and how to add favorite sports teams, holidays, or other calendars. They show how to organize calendars by dragging and dropping them to different locations, and how to rename or remove calendars.
  • 00:10:00 In this section, the speaker discusses the organization of calendars in Microsoft Outlook. They explain how to change the color of a calendar to identify upcoming events and how to use charms to move events between different folders. The speaker also talks about sharing calendars, including creating new shared calendars, assigning permissions for who can view the calendar, and detail changes. They mention the ability to customize the work location on a calendar, as well as adding annotations to events, and dragging events around to reschedule them. Overall, the section focuses on the use of Microsoft Outlook as a tool for organizing and managing personal and shared calendars.
  • 00:15:00 In this section of the Microsoft Outlook Calendar tutorial, the user explains how to create and edit events in the calendar. If an event is not scheduled for a specific time, the user can select “All Day” and the event will appear at the top of the day. The user can then adjust the recurrence of the event, including setting it to repeat weekly or upon a specific date. The user can also add a description, attachments, and an email reminder to the event. Additionally, the user can edit and delete events, as well as invite other people to events created in the calendar.
  • 00:20:00 In this section, the speaker discusses the features of the Microsoft Outlook Calendar, specifically its automatic addition of events from email and shared calendars. They also introduce the concept of bookings and scheduling pages, where users can see their availability to others. They encourage viewers to customize these settings for their personal needs, and encourages feedback in the comments.

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