Office 365 (Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016 for Windows/MacOS) - Create a calendar

This document will provide instructions on how to create a calendar within Outlook on the web, Outlook 2016 for Windows, and Outlook 2016 for MacOS.

Important: Remember that only the primary calendar is used for meeting requests and showing your availability to other people when they are subscribed to your account and during an invitation process.


  1. Select the Calendar icon from the app launcher near the top-left corner of the screen.

    Calendar icon

  2. In the left pane, right/alternate-click Your calendars. Click New calendar from the context menu.

    New calendar

  3. Type a name for your new calendar.
  4. Press Enter to create the calendar.
  1. Select the Calendar icon from the navigation bar near the bottom-left corner of the screen.

    Calendar icon Outlook 2016

  2. On the top ribbon, click Folder. Then click New Calendar.

    New calendar

  3. A new window will appear. In the 'Name:' field, type a name for your new calendar. Make sure "Calendar" is highlighted within the 'Select where to place the folder:' field.

    Create new folder

  4. Click OK to create the calendar.
  1. Select the Calendar icon from the navigation bar near the bottom-left corner of the screen.

    Calendar icon

  2. On the top ribbon, click Organize. Then click New Calendar.

    New calendar

  3. This will automatically create a new "Untitled Folder" in your list of calendars. Replace this name to create your new calendar.

    Name new calendar




Keywords:microsoft ms office365 o365 add additional new edit separate schedule   Doc ID:72116
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2017-03-28 16:36 CDTUpdated:2017-06-08 13:23 CDT
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