How to Change Filters in Outlook Calendar

By Anthony Smith

While Microsoft Outlook is used by many people to manage their appointments, events, and other calendar items, the software allows for a high degree of customization to fit a user's individual needs and preferences. Filters can be applied to the View settings on the Calendar, thus changing its look. You can use this method to personalize your Calendar view in Outlook.

Step 1

Open Outlook and navigate to your Calendar.

Step 2

Click on the "View" menu, and from the drop-down menu that appears, select "Arrange By." Select "Current View," and then click on "Define Views."

Step 3

Select the View Name entry for which you wish to change the filters, and click the "Modify" button.

Step 4

Click on the "Filter" button, and the Filter dialog box will open.

Step 5

Make the filter changes to suit your preferences, then click "OK" to finish.

Tips & Warnings

  • You can remove all filters that are in effect and make sure that all Calendar items are showing. Click on the "View" menu, then "Arrange By," and "Current View." Select "Customize Current View," click on "Filter" and then select "Clear All."