Outlook can import events and to-do items from iCal. In Outlook, the to-do items appear as tasks.

  1. In iCal, on the File menu, choose Export.

    Note: Outlook can only import iCal events that are saved in the Export (.ics) format. Outlook can't import events saved in the iCal Archive (.icbu) format.

  2. In the Save As box, type a name for the exported file.

  3. On the Where pop-up menu, select a location on your hard disk to save the file, and then choose Export.

  4. In Outlook for Mac, at the bottom of the navigation pane, find Calendar  Calendar view button.

  5. In the Finder, locate the .ics file, and drag the .ics file to the Outlook Calendar grid or list.

  6. Click on Import in the Add Event menu.

    Note: If you have multiple accounts configured in Outlook for Mac. you'll need to select the proper calendar when importing events.

See also

Add an email account to Outlook

Import email messages, contacts, and other items into Outlook 2016 for Mac

Export items to an archive file in Outlook for Mac

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