Office 365 (Windows Phone 8) - Respond to invitations

This document will provide you step-by-step instructions on how to respond to event invitations.

Important: It is the Office 365 team's recommendation to respond to events in the Outlook Web App client which can be accessed by authenticating to Responding via a mobile device can result in unpredictable consequences because differing mobile device versions have different results/compatibility with the Office 365 mail/calendar service.

Responding in your mail app

You will receive an email invitation you are invited to meeting.

  1. Open your email email button app.
  2. Find and open the invitation email.
  3. Touch respond respond button.
  4. From here you have the option to accept/tentative/decline the meeting.  Additionally, you can use reply/reply all/forward to send an email reply to the person who invited you or to forward the invite to someone else.


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Responding in your calendar app

  1. Open your calendar calendar button.
  2. Locate the event and touch it to open it. You can switch between a day view and a list of upcoming events on your agenda by swiping to the right and to the left. You can touch the month month-button button to locate events further in the future.

    calendar showing day view calendar showing agenda view

  3. Touch the accept accept button or decline  decline button buttons to accept or decline the event. You can additionally expand the app bar with the more more button button for a tentative option.

    calendar event with app bar expanded

  4. You can touch respond respond button or late late button to send an email response to others invited to the event.

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Keywords:office 365 0365 microsoft o365 Windows Phone 8 mobile calendar invitation respond accept decline tentative meeting   Doc ID:39896
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-05-09 19:41 CDTUpdated:2016-05-04 15:53 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Office 365, UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
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