Birthdays II: Linking contacts and birthdays

Outlook Contacts and Calendar can be connected

Sometimes, you want to have information about contacts available in your calendar and information about your calendar in your contacts. Learn how to link events such as birthdays and anniversaries in your calendar to contacts so that you can access them easily.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • One practice session for hands-on experience. Practices require Outlook 2007.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Add a shortcut to a contact.

  • Add a shortcut to a calendar event.

Before you begin

This is the second of two courses about working with the calendar and contacts in Outlook. See Birthdays I: Keep track of birthdays and anniversaries to learn about adding date details, such as birthdays and anniversaries, to your contacts and to see how these details look in your calendar.

Topics in this course

  1. Connect special events and special people

  2. Make it easy for contacts and events to find each other

  3. Connect one contact to multiple events

  4. Connect an event to a contact

  5. Connect a contact to a contact

  6. Connect a contact to an event

  7. Practice

  8. Quick reference card

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