How to send a calendar invite in Outlook in 5 simple steps

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It's easy to send a calendar invite in Outlook to confirm a meeting with your contacts.

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  • You can easily send a calendar invite in Outlook using its calendar feature. 
  • This option is available in the "More Options" section of any event you create within your calendar.
  • Here's what you'll need to do to create a new event and send calendar invites via your Outlook account.
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If you're new to Outlook, the interface might seem somewhat confusing at first. You can easily familiarize yourself with its quirks by simply using it. However, in the meantime, you may want to know how to do simple and repetitive tasks, like inviting people to meetings via the calendar.

Before you get started, you should know that unless you've added people to your Outlook contacts, you'll have to input their email address manually. In that case, it may be a good idea to add them to your contacts so you don't have to repeat this process later on.

With that in mind, here's how to get it done:

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How to send a calendar invite in Outlook

1. Log into your Outlook account.

2. Click the calendar icon, located in the lower-left corner of the screen.

Click the calendar icon.

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3. Create a new event by clicking into the desired date, or by clicking "New Event" in the upper-left corner of the screen.

Click "New Event."

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4. Fill out the desired information and select "More Options."

5. Add the recipients to the "Invite Attendees" section, located just below the event title and finish filling out any other information you want to include.

Add recipients.

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6. Click "Send" in the top-left corner of the pop-up.

Click "Send."

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