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Outlook Calendar Integration

Assigned work in Forecast will show up in your Outlook Calendar

Time to read: 5 minutes 

 

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

 

Setup

Step 1: Go to the Calendar integration in your admin panel, or click here

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Step 2: Click the Activate

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Step 3: Go to My Profile, or click here.

 

Step 4: Scroll to Calendar integration

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Step 5: Copy your unique iCal link

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

 

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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


See also Calendar Integration: Book meetings