How to Create a New Calendar in Outlook

by Brendan O'Brien

Outlook is a productivity suite of tools that allows you to stay organized and stay in touch. The application comes with a Calendar tool that you can use to keep your schedule and track of appointments and events. Outlook even lets you create your own calendars, a feature that you can use for different segments of your personal and work life.

Launch your "Outlook" application.

Click "File" in the main menu. Scroll down and click "New," and select "Folder."

Type a name for the calendar in the appropriate field. Click the "Folder Contains" drop-down menu, and choose "Calendar Items."

Click the "OK" button. The calendar will appear in the navigation pane to the left under "Calendars."

About the Author

Brendan O'Brien is a professional journalist in Milwaukee, Wis. He has worked for several news organizations, newspapers such as the "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel" and trade magazines during his career of more than 15 years. He is currently a freelance writer who works for several publications.