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Last Updated: November 8, 2023


After updating Outlook Desktop to Version 2311 and you attempt to copy a meeting, you get the following message: 

Copying meetings is not supported.

Copying meetings error in Outlook

This is an intentional change to prevent copying meetings. Actions related to copied meetings yield unexpected results, so we recommend avoiding copying meetings. This has been a long-standing documented best practice. To limit the unexpected issues, the Outlook Team implemented blocking copying meetings. 

The change is implemented in the following builds:  

  • Beta Channel:  Version 2311 (Build 17005.20000)

  • Current Channel Preview: Version 2311 (Build 17029.20000)


The error dialog to prevent copying is an intentional change.


If you have a need to re-enable copying meetings, you can set a non-policy registry key. As noted above, the practice of copying meetings can cause unexpected issues. If you re-enable the functionality and experience issues, please delete the copied meeting, and start with a new meeting. The Outlook Support Team will not troubleshoot issues related to copied meetings. 

Use this registry key to re-enable copying meetings: 




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