How to Create a Schedule in Outlook

One of the benefits of using Microsoft Outlook is that you can create multiple calendars. You can make a calendar that displays scheduled appointments for work, another for personal reminders or perhaps one to keep track of classes. If your business uses Microsoft Exchange Server, you can even create a group schedule that allows you to view the schedules of a selected group of people. Creating a schedule can make it easier to plan meetings and appointments or even know whether a conference room is in use.

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Open Outlook and go to the "Calendar" page.

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Go to the "Actions" menu and select "View Group Schedules." This option will not be available if your Outlook account is not on Microsoft Exchange Server.

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Click the "New" button on the toolbar. The "New Group Schedule" window will open. Type in a name for the schedule. Click "OK."

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Click the "Add Others" button. Select "Add from Address Book" to add users listed in your personal contacts or click "Add Public Folder" to select all of the contacts in a public folder.

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Click on the contact names or the folder name you want to add to the schedule. Click "OK" and then click "Save and Close."