Set the first day of the calendar week and change calendar work days

You can choose the days of the week that are a part of your work week, the time when your work day starts and ends, and the day of the week that you want to be the start of your week.

By default, the work week is defined as Monday through Friday with a work day of 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. The first day of the week is Sunday.

To change your work days and times, do the following:

  1. Click the File tab.

  2. Click Options.

  3. Click Calendar.

  4. Under Work time, do one or more of the following:

    Work time section in Outlook Options dialog box

    • To change your work hours     In the Start time and End time lists, click the start time and end time of your work day. This is primarily used for your free/busy time availability for meeting requests from other people.

    • To set your work week     Select the check boxes for the days that are a part of your work week. Clear the check boxes for the days that are not a part of the work week.

    • To set the first day of the week     In the First day of week list, click a day.

    • To set the first week of the year     In the First week of year list, click an entry.

By default in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, the work week is set from Monday through Friday with a work day extending from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.. The first day of the week in Calendar is Sunday.

You can choose the days of the week that are a part of your work week, the time when your work day starts and ends, and the day of the week that you want to be the start of your week.

Change your Calendar work days

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. Click Calendar Options.

  3. Under Calendar work week, select the check boxes for the days that are a part of your work week. Clear the check boxes for the days that are not a part of the work week.

    Calendar work week options screenshot

Change the start day of the week

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. Click Calendar Options.

  3. Under Calendar work week, in the First day of week list, select the day that applies to both the full week and the work week.

    Calendar work week options screenshot

Change your working hours

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.

  2. Click Calendar Options.

  3. Under Calendar work week, in the Start time and End time lists, select the start time and end time of your work day. This is primarily used to check your free/busy time availability for meeting requests from other people.

    Calendar work week options screenshot

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