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Adding Events on your Calendar (Vacation, Sick, Appointments, etc.) - Outlook Online

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Adding Events on your Calendar (Vacation, Sick, Appointments, etc.) - Outlook Online

 

This article will show you how to add events to your Outlook calendar. Events can include appointments, vacation time and sick time.

 

1. Open your Outlook email. 

Click the Calendar icon in the lower left corner.

 
2. A new tab will open with your calendar.  
3. Double click on the day in which you would like to add an event or click New Appointment in the upper left corner.  

 

4. Enter the name of the event (vacation, sick, appointment, etc.) and any other information that pertains to what you are creating.

If you are entering vacation or sick time, be sure to set the start and end time to match your work hours or click the box next to All day.

Locate and click the Busy drop down menu to change how you would like the event to appear in your calendar. Options include Busy, Away, Free, Tentative, Working Elsewhere and Private.

 

5. When you are finished click Save in the upper left corner.

Note: If you need to edit what you you just saved, double click on the event that you added to your calendar to open the event.

 

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