Open a shared calendar in Outlook for iOS

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You’ve been able to open shared calendars in Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android for a little while now, however this update makes it a lot easier.

How did Shared Calendars on Outlook for Mobile previously work?

  • The person who owned the calendar would send you a sharing invite
  • You accept the invite from within the Outlook mobile app
  • The shared calendar is added to your phone.

With this update to Outlook for iOS, you can now open calendars that are already shared with you.

How to open a shared calendar in Outlook for iOS

  1. Switch to your calendars in Outlook for iOS
  2. Open the the left menuOpen Outlook Calendar Menu To Add Shared Calendar
  3. Tap the add calendar buttonTap Add Calendar In Outlook For IOS
  4. Tap Add Shared CalendarsTap Add Shared Calendars Button In Outlook For iOS
  5. Search for the person or group whose calendar you already have permission to access, then tap the add button next to their nameSearch For A Shared Calendar In Outlook For IOS
  6. The calendar will appear in your listShared Calendar Appears In Outlook For IOS

Can you open Shared Calendars on Outlook for Android too?

Yep, this feature is also available for Outlook for Android.

How to set up an Out of Office message in Office 365

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There are two ways to set up an Out of Office Automatic Reply when using Office 365. You can use Outlook, or the Outlook Web App.

Set up an Out of Office reply via Outlook

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Click FileSetup Out Of Office in Outlook
  3. Click Automatic RepliesSetup Automatic Reply for Office 365
  4. Enter your Automatic Reply messageSave Out of Office Message In Outlook For Office 365
  5. You can configure different automatic replies for senders inside or outside the organisation. You can also choose to send Automatic Replies indefinitely, or during a specific time frame.

Set up an Out of Office reply via Outlook

  1. Log into https://outlook.office365.com
  2. Click the Settings cog on the top right:Open Outlook Web App Settings
  3. Click Automatic RepliesOpen Automatic Replies In Office 365 Outlook Web App
  4. Enter your Automatic Reply messageConfigure Automatic Replies Outlook Web App
  5. You can configure different automatic replies for senders inside or outside the organisation. You can also choose to send Automatic Replies indefinitely, or during a specific time frame.