How to Easily Track Your Favorite Sports and Shows in Outlook
Want to stay on top of your favorite sports teams and TV shows? Outlook's calendar can do those for you.
Have you ever wanted a more efficient way to keep track of your favorite sports team or remind yourself when the next episode of your favorite TV show is on? Now Microsoft Outlook has an easy way to help you out.
The process of adding sports and television schedules to your list of Outlook calendars is simple. All you need to do is start by creating a new calendar in Outlook on the web.
Creating a new calendar in Outlook only takes a few steps.
You can also add colors and icons to your calendars from this screen, which allows you to organize your calendars further.
You can follow these same steps in the Outlook desktop or mobile apps, though the interface will look slightly different. (And if you're using the Outlook mobile app, you can sync your Outlook calendar to your iPhone.)
Though the sports events are available at a click of a button, it helps to keep them organized on a calendar. Set up the events automatically on an Outlook Calendar with help from Microsoft.
In addition to putting all scheduled games on your Outlook calendar, you will also be able to see the results of previously scheduled team events.
Outlook can help you stay on top of the variety of TV shows available. Add your favorites to an Outlook Calendar to make them a part of your day's schedule.
It is important to note that the television schedule feature is known to have some glitches. So, if you have followed every step correctly and your show's schedule still isn't appearing on your calendar, it's the fault of Outlook.
Currently, the television schedule feature is only available for broadcast and cable networks, so if you want to add the latest Netflix release schedule to your calendar, you'll have to add it in manually.
If Outlook doesn't offer the sport or show you want to keep track of your calendar, you can still add it via a third-party source, such as a team's website, an online TV guide, or a calendar sharing app.
Microsoft says that available calendar options will vary based on location, so you may not have access to your region's sports and TV options. Microsoft has confirmed that sports calendars are available in English-speaking countries and China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, and Brazil. However, television calendars appear to only be available in the United States.
In addition to adding professional sports and television schedules, you can now add anything to your schedule. For instance, maybe you need to keep track of your softball team's games or add your favorite Netflix show's release schedule.
Importing .ics files to your list of Outlook calendars opens up a wide array of options for you.
You can view all your calendars from your main Outlook calendar screen. To the left of your calendar, you will see a header labeled My Calendars with a list of all the calendars you have created.
You can toggle which events appear on your primary calendar by checking or unchecking the boxes to the left of the calendar name. From here, you can view the team schedules or the television shows you've added. Now you can track your favorite teams and shows through Outlook.