Use shared family calendars in Outlook.com

When you add members to your Microsoft family, Outlook.com automatically creates a shared family calendar that everyone in your family can use. See your kids’ upcoming school and sports events, create recurring events like family dinners, and receive notifications about shared events on your phone.

How to add members to your shared Microsoft family

  1. Go to https://account.microsoft.com/family/ and sign in with the username and password you use for Outlook.com.

  2. Select Add a family member.

  3. Select Child or Adult, and enter their email address or mobile phone number.

  4. Select Send invite.

After you’ve added family members to your account, anyone in your family can schedule an event on your shared calendar.

Schedule an event on the shared family calendar

  1. Sign in to Outlook.com.

  2. Open your Outlook.com calendar  Calendar .

  3. At the top of the page, select New Event.

  4. At the top of the new event window, select My calendar > Family calendar.

    A screenshot of the calendar selection drop-down menu

  5. Enter the details of the event and select Save.

Frequently asked questions

  • Can I delete a shared family calendar?

    You can't manually delete a shared family calendar. The shared family calendar is automatically deleted when you remove all members from your Microsoft family.

  • Can I send an invitation using my family calendar?

    Your family calendar is only shared with the members of your Microsoft family. You can create appointments on the calendar, but can't send invitations.

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