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Topic # 133480 23-Oct-2013 16:20
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My work Calendar runs on Microsoft Outlook (using Microsoft Exchange & Windows 7).  

I use Windows 8 at home which has a fairly cool Calendar which shows my empty Calender on my Outlook.com email account.  I'd like to be able to sync my Work Calender to my Outlook.com calender & Vice Versa, so I can use my home calendar interchangably with my work Calendar. 

I would prefer not to set up my home computer to access my work email account, because if I can get my outlook.com calender to sync my work calender than I will have easy access to it from anywhere.

Do you think I can google it?  NO!  The names are so similar I am hitting a dead end.  It is very frustrating.

Do you guys have any simple suggestions? 

Cheers!

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  Reply # 920692 23-Oct-2013 21:43
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I'm not sure that trying to "sync" the calendars is a good idea.

you can connect to your work account in the win8 mail app, then deselect email from "content to sync" if you only want to see the calendar. the win8 calendar will then show you both calendars at the same time, with a different colour on the appointments for each calendar source. (open charms, settings, accounts/(select account)/content to sync (see image below)

a windows phone 7, or 8, can also render multiple calendars in the same main calendar app.

desktop outlook can also connect to multiple calendars and overlay them in one place.





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