How to use Windows SharePoint Services calendars in Outlook

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SUMMARY

Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services permits Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 to access calendars on a server that is running Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003. While you can view Windows SharePoint Services calendars in Outlook, you must create and edit the calendars directly on the Windows SharePoint Services site with your Web browser. The calendars are read-only when you view them in Outlook.

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To add a Windows SharePoint Services calendars to Outlook, follow these steps:
  1. If the Windows SharePoint Services folder has not been added to Outlook, add it to the navigation pane. To do so:
    1. In your Web browser, locate the Windows SharePoint Services calendar that you want to access in Outlook.
    2. Click Link to Outlook.
    3. When prompted, click Yes in Outlook 2003 or click OK in Outlook 2007 to add the Windows SharePoint Services calendar to Outlook.
    If you do not see the calendar that you shared in step 1 in the Calendar view, go to step 2.
  2. In the Calendar area of the navigation pane in Outlook 2003, click to select the check box of the calendar name for the Windows SharePoint Services calendar that you shared in step 1 under Other Calendars.

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Article ID: 831052 - Last Review: February 5, 2007 - Revision: 2.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
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