Chapter 15

Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks


check Setting an appointment

check Storing names and addresses

check Tracking your tasks

Outlook 2019 is more than just an email program; it’s also a complete personal organizer to help you keep track of appointments, names and addresses, and to-do tasks. With Outlook helping keep your life organized, you no longer have an excuse not to get anything done on time — unless, of course, you really don’t want to do it.

Setting Appointments

Everyone can get busy and miss deadlines and appointments. To avoid this problem, let Outlook keep track of your schedule. That way, you’ll know what days and times you’ll be busy and when you’ll be free to do anything else.

Making an appointment

Before you can add an appointment to Outlook, you need to decide which day that appointment will occur and what time it will start. You can also add details such as how long it should last and where it takes place, but the important part is to define the date and time. To do this, you need to look at the Outlook calendar.

Outlook offers several ways to display its calendar:

  • Day: Displays a single time divided into 24 hours
  • Week: Displays a single week divided into ...

Get Office 2019 For Dummies now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.