To utilize the Outlook Calendar feature, you’ll need an existing valid Outlook / Hotmail account. Afterward, you’ll authorize my application to access your calendars. Typically, this authorization process only needs to be completed once

Note IconTo proceed, ensure that you have internet access. Additionally, if you have a software firewall installed, be prepared to encounter pop-up windows requesting permission to access the internet. Please grant permission when prompted.

The way Google has set up synchronizing to your calendars requires authorization using a mechanism called OAuth2. Please follow these steps:

Step 1

Press the Sign In button to begin the process:

Outlook — Step 1

Notes IconPlease pay close attention to the displayed popup message.

Outlook — Step 1 Message

Step 2

The form below will appear in your browser. Simply paste the code (which is already on the clipboard) into the designated field and click Next.

Outlook — Step 2

Step 3

Sign into the email account that you want to use for calendar synchronization and then click Next. Then, key-in your password and click Sign in.

Outlook — Step 3

Step 4

This is the consent screen being verified by Outlook at the moment. Click Next:

Outlook — Step 4

Please click Accept to grant permission for the indicated actions:

Outlook — Step 4 Consent

You should now see this window, indicating that the sign-in process has been completed:

Outlook — Step 4 Completed

Once the authentication procedure is complete, you will be able to utilize the calendar synchronization features within Meeting Schedule Assistant.

Step 5

Please follow these steps to review your activity:

  1. Open your email account.
  2. Search for an email with the subject related to activity review.

Outlook — Step 5

Calendar List

Only calendars that you own (can write to) will be shown in the calendar list. From now on you should not need to authenticate. The rest of the options are all explained in the Google Calendar help topic.

Outlook — Calendars List

Revoking Access

Just click Sign out if you need to revoke authorization at any point in the future

This concludes the overview of the authorization process and how you can manually revoke access.