2 Ways to Sync Outlook Calendar with iPhone

For professionals, who have to deal with both Microsoft and iOS devices for their daily workflow, a touch bar functionality in outlook is really helpful. This is a big news for Windows and iOS users that both software is now compatible with outlook. It might be difficult to pull out an iPhone to create an event or reminders.

Let’s see what exactly are the possibilities and how can you sync outlook calendar with iPhone? What things can be done on the iPhone outlook calendar and how far it could be beneficial for iPhone users?

Method 1 (Sync Outlook Calendar with iPhone)

Method 1 to sync outlook calendar with iPhone is very simple as compare to method 2.

  1. Open Settings in your iPhone.
  2. Tap on Accounts & Passwords.
  3. Then Tap on Add account.
  4. After that Tap on the Outlook.com logo.
  5. Sign in to your Microsoft Account.
  6. Choose to Sync calendars

Method 2 (Sync Outlook Calendar with iPhone)

Synchronize Services

As you may know that synchronize service may vary on the version of smartphones. In this case, synchronize service will vary on the version of both outlook and iTunes you are using. The general guidelines are same but you have to be careful of what you are using and how it could be done with it? Different versions come with different features, sometimes they prove a beneficial sometimes hassle.

Connect your iPhone to your laptop or computer and go to iTunes

Once you connect your iPhone with your laptop or PC, iTunes will automatically be connected only if you have ever connected your iPhone with your laptop. Otherwise, if you are doing it the first time so you might go through and follow some steps for the connection of iPhone with iTunes on laptop or PC. This process will take some time and no doubt Apple somehow made this process painful. Make sure, you have a fast internet connection otherwise this process would take a long time.

Anyways, Mostly iPhone users would pass this step automatically because they already connected with iTunes on their PCs or laptops. It is because for downloading songs, iPhone users need to access their iTunes stores.

Step ahead towards the Info section

Go to the menu of your device. It is usually on the top section of iTunes. The position can vary, depends on the version of iTunes and model of iPhone you are using. The icon looks like a small iPhone, it is easy to search for it. Select the device first and then select info option. This option you would find in the last of device menu.

Search to Sync Outlook Calendar with iPhone

Once you select the info option, you can now find calendars once you open info option. There are other options also which you will see which also allow syncing. Once you choose calendars heading, after tabbing it, you will receive an option that will ask for synchronization to and from. Having this option, you will simultaneously find an option of Select email to clients. You only need to select Outlook so that iTunes would work accordingly.

Select the right calendar before applying the changes

In a simple outlook, there is only one calendar so you do not need to worry about and you can select all calendars. But the possibility of having more than one calendar is there, it varies on the version of outlook you are using. In that case, choose that specific calendar that you want to synchronize with your iPhone.

Once you are done with this activity, select apply and wait for the changes you made, it will be implemented. It will take a few minutes. The information on the same calendar will be on both devices. Some of the features of outlook calendar may not perform on iPhone. Some of the features involve power point sharing and other useful stuff. You will enjoy all the emails sent and received on your both devices. It will be also helpful for you in many ways.

Try to often connect your iPhone with your laptop or computer

After synchronization, the physical connection is sometimes important for your iPhone with whatever system you are using. It will ensure the proper data coverage on both devices. Once the above-mentioned setup has been done, synchronization would be done automatically. However, it is suggested to re-connect your iPhone with your laptop to avoid any loss. Thus, synchronization is an important feature we have now for iPhone and outlook. However, most of the businesses are still running on the outlook for their business correspondence.

Muhammad Usman Siddiqui is a young entrepreneur from Pakistan. His studies (Petroleum Engineering) has no relation to innovation and future technologies but the passion keeps him in this field.



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