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Outlook Calendar Integration

Assigned work in Forecast will show up in your Outlook Calendar

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If you are looking for Google Calendar, see Google Calendar Integration 

If you are looking for iCloud Calendar, see iCloud Calendar Integration


Main Takeaways:

  • The integration with Outlook Calendar lets you import all of your assigned tasks from Forecast into your Outlook Calendar using the iCal format
  • Tasks will show up as an all-day event at the top of your calendar
  • Using the iCal format enables you to add your tasks to any calendar supporting this format



Step 1: Go to the Calendar integration in your admin panel

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Step 2: Click the Activate



Step 3: Go to My Profile.


Step 4: Scroll to Calendar integration

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Step 5: Copy your unique iCal link



Step 6: Move to Outlook Calendar (web app or native app)


Step 7 - Web app: Click Add calendar > From Internet



Step 8 - Web app: Insert your iCal link into "Link to the calendar", give it a name and click Save

Your assigned tasks from Forecast should now appear in your calendar.

Step 7 - Native app: Click File > Account Settings > Account Settings. On the Internet Calendars tab, click New.



Step 8 - Native app: Insert your iCal link from Forecast into the text field



Step 9 - Native app: In the Folder Name field, type the name of the calendar as you want it to appear in Outlook, and then click OK.



Your assigned tasks from Forecast should now appear in your calendar.

See also Calendar Integration: Book meetings