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Adding a Calendar to Outlook

Adding a Calendar to Outlook

You may choose the primary calendar of any Outlook account shared with you, or you can create a new calendar in an Outlook account to serve as the calendar folder. You must follow this procedure, or the new calendar will not work correctly as a calendar folder with DCO.

Add a Calendar to an Outlook Profile

  • Log into the Outlook account where you want to create the new calendar.
  • At the bottom of the screen, click on the three dots and select the folders icon.
  • Click on the email address and choose new folder from the context menu.
  • Name the calendar.
  • Display the dropdown list in the folder contains the field and select calendar items.
  • Press the OK button
  • The new calendar can be used as the calendar folder for DCO by the account owner or anyone with whom the calendar is shared.

Accepting a Sharing Invitation

  • Open the Outlook account of the staff member and navigate to the Outlook email inbox and locate the email with the invitation to share the calendar. 
  • Click the accept button in the invitation to share.

Manually Adding the Firmwide Calendar to the Shared Calendars List

  • Open the Outlook account of the staff member and navigate to the calendars page.
  • From the manage calendars section of the main menu at the top of the screen, select add calendar.
  • To add the firmwide calendar from the Address Book, click the from address book menu item.
  • To add the firmwide calendar by opening it, click the open shared calendar menu item. Enter the email address of the Outlook account where the calendar to be shared is located.
  • Click the OK button.
  • The shared firmwide calendar will appear in the list of Shared Calendars under the name or display name of the Outlook account where the firmwide calendar is located.

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