How to Sync Outlook Calendar With iPhone
If you use Microsoft Outlook as your primary calendar application and own an iPhone, you may want to sync your Outlook calendar with your iPhone to keep all your appointments and events in one place. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of syncing your Outlook calendar with your iPhone.
Method 1: Using the iCloud Calendar
One of the easiest ways to sync your Outlook calendar with your iPhone is by using the iCloud Calendar. Follow these steps:
- Step 1: Open Microsoft Outlook on your computer.
- Step 2: Click on “File” in the menu bar at the top of the screen.
- Step 3: Select “Options” from the drop-down menu.
- Step 4: In the Options window, click on “Calendar” in the left sidebar.
- Step 5: Under the “Calendar options” section, click on “Publish Calendar”.
- Step 6: Choose the calendar you want to sync with your iPhone and click on “Publish”.
Once you have published your calendar, follow these steps to sync it with your iPhone:
- Step 1: On your iPhone, go to “Settings”.
- Step 2: Tap on your name at the top of the Settings menu.
- Step 3: Select “iCloud” from the list of options.
- Step 4: Toggle on “Calendars” to enable syncing.
Your Outlook calendar should now start syncing with your iPhone via iCloud. Any changes or additions made in Outlook will be reflected on your iPhone, and vice versa.
Method 2: Using iTunes
If you prefer not to use iCloud, you can also sync your Outlook calendar with your iPhone using iTunes. Follow these steps:
- Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable.
- Step 2: Open iTunes on your computer if it doesn’t open automatically.
- Step 3: Click on the device icon that appears in the top left corner of the iTunes window.
- Step 4: In the left sidebar, click on “Info”.
- Step 5: Under the “Calendars” section, check the box next to “Sync calendars from”.
- Step 6: Choose “Outlook” from the drop-down menu.
After selecting Outlook as your calendar source, choose whether you want to sync all calendars or just selected ones. Once you’ve made your selection, click on “Apply” at the bottom right corner of the iTunes window.
Your Outlook calendar will now sync with your iPhone whenever you connect it to your computer and open iTunes.
Syncing your Outlook calendar with your iPhone is a convenient way to stay organized and ensure that all your appointments and events are up to date across all your devices. Whether you choose to use iCloud or iTunes, following these methods will help you achieve seamless synchronization.
Remember to regularly check for updates and changes in both Outlook and on your iPhone to ensure that your calendar remains accurate and synced.