Sync Outlook calendar with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod

To make your Outlook calendar available to sync with your mobile device, in Outlook you must first turn on Sync Services (Sync Services: A central database on your computer that allows applications and devices to share information such as calendars, contacts, tasks, and notes.), and then your Outlook calendar will sync with iCal.

 Huomautus    With OS X Mountain Lion, Apple no longer maintains active support for Sync Services. You might experience issues, if you are using Sync Services to sync your Outlook data - calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes - with local applications and smart phones, like iPhone, iCal and RIM.

After you turn on Sync Services, you can use iTunes to sync iCal with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Depending on the size of your calendar, the sync with iCal might take some time to complete. For example, it will take time if you have a calendar that spans more than a year.

 Tärkeää   To sync your Outlook Calendar, you need Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 1 or later. To check to see if you need to install the latest service pack, on the Help menu, click Check for Updates, click Manually, and then Check for Updates.

NäytäStep 1: Sync your Outlook calendar with iCal

  1. On the Tools tab, click Sync Services.

Tools tab, group 3

  1. In the left pane, select the Calendar check box.

Sync Services dialog

 Huomautus   Tasks are automatically selected as well.

NäytäIf you do not see anything in the left pane

You can try to delete the preference files. After you do this, you will need to reactivate Sync Services in the Outlook Preferences pane.

  1. Quit all applications.
  2. On the Go menu, click Home.
  3. Click Library folder, click Preferences folder, and then drag the following files to the Trash:com.microsoft.Outlook.SyncServicesPreferences.plist com.microsoft.Outlook.SyncServices.plist (if it exists) OfficeSync Prefs (if it exists)
  4. Click Microsoft folder, click Office 2011 folder, and then drag OfficeSync Prefs to the Trash.
  5. On the Apple menu, click Restart .
  6. Open Outlook for Mac.
  7. On the Outlook menu, click Preferences, and then Sync Services.
  8. In the left pane, check the boxes next to the items that you want to sync, and then close the dialog box.
  1. Under Select the accounts to sync, choose the account or accounts that you want to sync for the selected item type.

 Huomautus   The On My Computer account includes all Outlook items (items: Units of information in Outlook, such as e-mail messages, calendar events, contacts, tasks, and notes.) that are not synchronized with a Microsoft Exchange account (Microsoft Exchange account: An account managed by Microsoft Exchange Server. Microsoft Exchange accounts are used by organizations with many users. They make it possible to synchronize e-mail, calendars, and contacts between multiple computers.).

  1. On the Outlook folder to add new items to pop-up menu, choose the location in Outlook where you want new items to be saved. "New" items are those that are added first in a different application or device, and then synced to Outlook.
  2. Close the Sync Services dialog box, and then on the confirmation message, click OK.

Depending on the size of your calendar, the sync might take some time to complete. You can close Outlook and the sync will still complete. For example, it will take time if you have a calendar that spans more than a year.

  1. Open iCal and see that you Outlook Calendar information has synced.

You might have to close both Outlook and iCal and then reopen to see that the calendars are synced .

 Huomautus   If you want to learn how to sync the iCal calendar with Outlook, see Sync Outlook with iCal and Apple Mail on your Mac

NäytäStep 2: Use iTunes to synchronize your Outlook calendar with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

 Tärkeää   The following procedure is written for iTunes 10. If you are using a different version of iTunes, see iTunes Help.

  1. Connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to your computer, and then open iTunes.
  2. In iTunes, in the left pane under Devices, click the icon for your device.
  3. In the main iTunes window, click the Info tab.
  4. Select the Sync iCal Calendars check box, and then select the calendars that you want to sync.

 Huomautus   If your Outlook items are assigned to categories, the categories appear as groups in iTunes.

  1. Click Apply, and then click Sync.


 Huomautuksia 

  • Some iPod models cannot display notes synced from Outlook. For more information, see the documentation for your specific model.
  • To sync your e-mail between Outlook and your device, you can add the account in both Outlook and the device. You do not need to turn on Sync Services in Outlook.
  • It might take a few moments for your Outlook data to appear on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.
  • When connected to your computer, your iPhone, iPad, or iPod continues to sync using the options that you selected until you change your sync options.

See also

Sync Outlook with iCal and Apple Mail on your Mac

Some Outlook items aren't synchronizing with other Mac applications

Sync basics - what you can and cannot sync

 
 
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Outlook for Mac 2011