It can be difficult to keep track of your schedule when you are in a chaotic environment, or if your schedule often fills up far in advanced with meetings and tasks. Remembering all of them is usually not very easy, so it is helpful to use a tool like a calendar to keep track of everything for you.
Outlook 2013 lets you manage your schedule by creating appointments, which are then added to its calendar. These appointments can include lots of important details about your event, and can become an invaluable tool for managing your schedule. Our guide below will show you how to create a new appointment in Outlook 2013.
Creating a New Calendar Appointment in Outlook 2013
The steps in this article were performed in Microsoft Outlook 2013. When you finish this guide you will have added a new appointment to your calendar in Microsoft Outlook 2013.
Step 1: Open Outlook 2013.
Step 2: Click the New Items dropdown menu in the New section of the ribbon, then select the Appointment option.
Step 3: Fill out the Subject and Time fields, then add any additional details that you want. For example, you can set a location for the appointment, or you can click the Show As button and set your status during that time. Additionally you can click the Invite Attendees button and invite other people to join your appointment. Once you have added all of the pertinent information, click the Save & Close button at the left of the ribbon.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
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