Birthdays I: Keep track of birthdays and anniversaries

Use Outlook to create reminders for Birthdays and other events.

Enter annual events such as birthdays and anniversaries into your Outlook 2007 calendar. Then, set reminders for the events so that you don't forget about them.

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About the course

This course includes:

  • One practice session for hands-on experience. Practice requires Outlook 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Create annually recurring events in your calendar to keep track of birthdays and anniversaries.

  • Set up reminders so that you have time to purchase a card or gift.

This is the first of two courses about working with the calendar and contacts in Outlook. Once you've finished this course, see Birthdays II: Linking contacts and birthdays to learn about adding shortcuts to your calendar and contacts so that you can easily switch between them.

Topics in this course

  1. Enter birthdays and anniversaries

  2. Get personal with contacts

  3. Show Details

  4. It's an event

  5. Enter a new event

  6. Edit an event

  7. Score big points for remembering: use reminders

  8. Practice

  9. Quick reference card

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