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SharePoint Hosting - Connect A SharePoint Calendar To Outlook

Prerequisites

Active Exchange or SharePoint services, see Add Hosted Services.
Note: The site feature called "Minimal Download Strategy" causes "Connect to Outlook" to be disabled sometimes. Refresh the page to see this control enabled.

Summary

This article will demonstrate how to connect a SharePoint calendar to Outlook.

1. Navigate and login to the organization's SharePoint website.

 

2. From the site home, click on the appropriate calendar, or navigate to the location of another calendar. Click on the calendar name to open the calendar properties.

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3. Click on the Calendar tab, and then click Connect to Outlook.


4. A series of prompts will ask permission to link to the calendar, click Allow, Allow, and Yes.

 


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5. One last prompt will appear asking for the username and password of the user connecting to the calendar. Enter the full username (typically an email address user@domain.com) and password.


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6. Outlook will automatically load the calendar section, and the new Calendar will appear. Any changes made in Outlook will sync to the SharePoint site and vice versa.


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What Is Next?

Connect SharePoint Contacts To Outlook,

Create A Shared Calendar & Add Access,

Display Both A SharePoint & Local Calendar.

 
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