Outlook on the web - 3 Calendar features the desktop version doesn't have

Posted on:  05/06/2023
Outlook on the web - 3 Calendar features the desktop version doesn't have

Outlook on the web has many features that Outlook desktop doesn't have. I'll cover three calendar features that Outlook on the web has that Outlook desktop doesn't provide.

Outlook on the web - Filter Calendar items

Outlook on the web - Filter Calendar items

We will look at filtering calendar appointments and filtering by category. Next, we look at how much easier it is to schedule meetings with Outlook on the web. Outlook on the web has a Board feature also. Finally, we will take a quick look at the new Outlook desktop coming out soon. 

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How to sign in to Outlook on the web?

To sign in to Outlook on the web using your work or school account in Microsoft 365:

  1. Go to the Microsoft 365 sign-in page or to Outlook.com.
  2. Enter the email address and password for your account.
  3. Select Sign in.
Outlook on the web - Sign in

Outlook on the web - Sign in

How do I get to the Calendar with Outlook on the web?

After opening on Outlook on the web, click the Calendar icon.

 

Calendar icon - Outlook on the web

Calendar icon - Outlook on the web

Three items Outlook on the web can do that the Outlook desktop can't do

  1. Quickly schedule meetings with Suggested Times
  2. Filter calendar events
  3. Board view for the calendar

YouTube video

Suggested Times when creating a meeting

When you create a meeting in Outlook 

Suggested Times in Outlook on the web

Suggested Times

Filter calendar items

Outlook on the web can filter your calendar items by:

  1. All
  2. Appointments
  3. Meetings
  4. Categories
  5. Show as
  6. Recurrence
  7. Privacy
Filter calendar items using Outlook on the web

Filter calendar items

Board view in Calendar - Outlook on the web

Board View in Outlook on the web

Board View in Outlook on the web


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Just some of the topics covered

  1. Navigation Teams
  2. Using private Chat
  3. Using group Chat
  4. Teams Meetings
    1. Scheduling Meetings
    2. Meeting controls
    3. Roles in a meeting
    4. Sharing resources
    5. PowerPoint in a meeting
    6. Scheduling Team meetings from Outlook
  5. Working with Teams and Channels
    1. Conversations
    2. Files
    3. Wiki and OneNote
  6. Using Outlook and Teams
  7. Using apps in Teams

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