Use a screen reader to explore and navigate Outlook Calendar

Use a screen reader to explore and navigate Outlook Calendar

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Use Outlook 2016 with your keyboard and Narrator, the built-in Mac OS screen reader, to explore and navigate the different views and move between them.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • For keyboard shortcuts, go to Keyboard shortcuts for Outlook.

  • As of October 1, 2017, table navigation using a screen reader has been temporarily disabled.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Windows screen reader, Narrator. To learn more about using Narrator, go to Get started with Narrator.

  • This topic makes note of the JAWS functionality as well. To learn more about JAWS for Windows, go to JAWS for Windows Quick Start Guide.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with a PC. Some navigation and gestures might be different for a Windows phone or tablet.

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Navigate the main view and screen elements

The Calendar consists of two panes: the Folder pane on the left and the Calendar pane on the right. Above these panes is the ribbon. A status bar is shown at the bottom.

  • To cycle through the elements in the main view, press F6 (forward) or Shift+F6 (backward).

Navigate the ribbon tabs

Calendar opens with the Home tab selected. The Home tab has buttons, for example, for creating a new appointment or a meeting request and sharing a calendar.

  • To navigate the ribbon tabs, press Alt. You hear “Ribbon tabs,” followed by the currently selected tab.

  • To move between the tabs, press the Left or Right arrow key and then press the Tab key to move to the command keys on the ribbon.

Navigate the calendar pane

When you land in the calendar pane, Narrator announces the selected date and time, events (if any) and the calendar view.

  • To move between the calendar events, use the Tab key or Shift+Tab. Narrator announces the event details. To open an event in a separate window, press Enter. To exit an event, press Esc.

  • Use the arrow keys to move in the calendar and hear when you are available.

  • To go to a specific date, press Ctrl+G. A date picker appears. The focus is on the Date field. Enter the date and press Enter. To return to today, press Alt+H, O, D.

Navigate the folder pane

When you land in the folder pane, you hear “Calendar folders” and Narrator announces the current folder name.

In the folder pane, you can select which calendars are shown in your calendar pane. You can select, for example, the holiday calendar for your country or shared calendars from your work colleagues.

  • To navigate the folders, press the Up or Down arrow key. Narrator reads the folder names as they are highlighted.

  • Narrator also reads whether the folder is collapsed or expanded. To collapse a folder, press the Left arrow key. To expand a folder, press the Right arrow key.

  • To select a calendar, press Spacebar.

Move between views

Switch between a new event window and the main calendar view

  1. Press Ctrl+N to open a blank appointment window. The focus is on the Subject text field. You hear: “Subject, editing.”

  2. To switch back to the main Calendar view, hold down the Alt key, and then press the Tab key repeatedly to cycle through the active applications. Narrator announces the running programs.

  3. Release the Tab key when you hear “Calendar.”

Navigate the File menu

In the File menu, you can, for example, modify the calendar settings and set out-of-office replies.

  1. Press Alt+F to open the File menu.

  2. To move between the File menu options, press the Up or Down arrow key until you hear the option you want and then press Enter to select a menu item or the Tab key to cycle through the items in a tab.

  3. To close the File menu and return to the main view, press Esc.

Navigate to the calendar settings

You can modify calendar settings in the Outlook Options window. You can, for example, set your working hours and working days and define the default reminders time.

  1. To open the Outlook Options window, press Alt+F, T.

  2. Press the Down arrow key until you hear “Calendar.”

  3. To move through the list of settings, press the Tab key. Press Spacebar to select a setting you want to change.

  4. To close the Options window and return to the main view, press Enter.

Navigate to the reminders window

  1. To view all the current reminders, press Alt+V, M. Narrator announces the number of reminders.

  2. Press the Up or Down arrow key to move between the reminders.

  3. Press Spacebar to open the selected reminder, or press Esc to exit the reminders window.

Navigate between the main views of Microsoft Outlook

  • To navigate to Mail, press Ctrl+1.

  • To navigate to Calendar, press Ctrl+2.

  • To navigate to Contacts, press Ctrl+3.

  • To navigate to Tasks, press Ctrl+4

Use Tell Me

To find a command quickly, use Tell Me. To learn more about the Tell Me feature, watch this video: Using Tell Me to get things done quickly with a screen reader and keyboard.

To use Tell Me to find a command, follow these steps:

  1. Select the cell or range of cells where you want to perform an action.

  2. Jump to the Tell Me edit field by pressing Alt+Q.

  3. Type the command that you want. For example, type "bullets".

  4. Use the Down Arrow key to browse through the results, press Enter to select one.

See also

Use a screen reader to schedule appointments or meetings in Outlook

Use a screen reader to read and reply to a meeting request in Outlook

Keyboard shortcuts for Outlook

Keyboard shortcuts for navigating the calendar in Outlook

Basic tasks using a screen reader with the calendar in Outlook

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Make your Outlook email accessible

Use Outlook for Mac with your keyboard and VoiceOver, the built-in Mac OS screen reader, to explore and navigate the different views and move between them.

Notes: 

In this topic

Navigate the main view and screen elements

The Calendar consists of three main areas: the Navigation pane on the left, the Calendar pane on the right, and the ribbon above the Navigation and Calendar panes.

The menu bar is located at the top, above the ribbon, and it contains buttons for saving, undo and redo actions, and quick print.

A quick access toolbar for navigating between the main views of Outlook is available below the Navigation pane.

The status bar, located at the bottom, shows the number of items in the current calendar view.

Press F6 (forward) or Shift+F6 (backward) to cycle through the elements in the following order:

  • Ribbon

  • Navigation pane

  • Calendar pane

  • Quick access toolbar

  • Status bar

  • Menu bar

Navigate the ribbon tabs

Calendar opens with the Home tab selected. The Home tab has buttons for the main calendar actions, such as creating a new appointment or a meeting and changing the calendar view.

In the Organize tab, you can add new calendars and change between the grid view and list view.

In the Tools tab, you can access your account information, import and export data, and set out-of-office replies.

  1. To move between the ribbon tabs, press F6 until you hear the currently selected ribbon tab.

  2. Press the Left or Right arrow key to move between the tabs, and then press Spacebar to select a tab.

  3. To move to the commands on the selected ribbon, press the Tab key.

Navigate the navigation pane

When you land in the navigation pane, you hear “Navigation pane.” In the navigation pane table, you can select which calendars are shown in your calendar pane.

  • To open the navigation pane table, press Shift+Down arrow key.

  • To navigate the calendars, press the Up or Down arrow key. VoiceOver reads the calendar names as they are highlighted. VoiceOver also announces whether the calendar is shown or hidden in the current calendar pane.

  • To select or deselect a calendar, press Spacebar.

  • To close the navigation pane table, press Shift+Up arrow key.

Navigate the calendar pane

When you land in the calendar pane, VoiceOver announces the date(s) and the number of events in the current calendar view. If the current view contains events, VoiceOver announces the details of the first event.

  • To move between the calendar events, press the Tab key or Shift+Tab. VoiceOver announces the event details. To inspect the event details, press Spacebar. To close the event details, press Esc.

  • To open and edit the event, press Command+O.

  • Depending on your view, do one of the following to move in the calendar:

    • To move to the next day, week, or month, press Command+Right arrow key.

    • To move to the previous day, week, or month, press Command+Left arrow key.

  • To return to today, press Command+T.

Move between views

Switch between a new event window and the main calendar view

To open a blank appointment window, press Command+N. The focus is on the Subject text field.

To switch between the new event window and the main calendar view, navigate the Dock as follows:

  1. To move to the Dock, press Control+Option+D.

  2. Press the Left or Right arrow key until you hear “Microsoft Outlook.”

  3. Press the Up arrow key until you hear “Calendar” or the subject of the appointment you want to switch to, and press Spacebar.

Navigate the File menu

In the File menu, you can, for example, create new appointments and meeting requests.

  1. In Outlook, press Control+Option+M. You hear: "Menu bar, Apple."

  2. Press the Right arrow key until you hear: "File."

  3. Press the Down arrow key to open the File menu.

  4. Press the Up or Down arrow key to move in the File menu until you hear the option you want, and then press Spacebar to select the option.

  5. To close the File menu and return to the main calendar view, press Esc.

Navigate to the calendar preferences

You can modify calendar settings in the Outlook Preferences window. You can, for example, set your working hours and days and define the default reminders time.

  1. To open Outlook Preferences, press Command+Comma (,).

  2. Press the Tab key until you hear “Calendar, button,” and then press Spacebar.

  3. To move through the list of settings, press the Tab key. To select a setting you want to change, press Spacebar.

  4. To close the settings window and return to the main view, press Command+W.

Navigate to the reminders window

  1. To move to the Dock, press Control+Option+D.

  2. Press the Left or Right arrow key until you hear “Microsoft Outlook.”

  3. Press the Up arrow key until you hear the number of reminders.

  4. Press Spacebar to open the reminders window.

Navigate between the main views of Microsoft Outlook

  • To navigate to Mail, press Command+1.

  • To navigate to Calendar, press Command+2.

  • To navigate to People, press Command+3.

  • To navigate to Tasks, press Command+4.

See also

Use a screen reader to schedule appointments or meetings in Outlook

Keyboard shortcuts for Outlook for Mac

Basic tasks using a screen reader with the calendar in Outlook

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Use Outlook for iOS with VoiceOver, the built-in iOS screen reader, to explore and navigate the different views and move between them.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in iOS screen reader, VoiceOver. To learn more about using VoiceOver, visit Apple accessibility.

  • This topic assumes that you are using an iPhone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for an iPad.

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Navigate the main view

When you open the calendar in Outlook for iOS, the default main view shows the agenda view of upcoming events. The top edge of the main view has the Show navigation pane button, the name of the current month, the Agenda view button for changing the current calendar view, and the Create an event button.

A date selector is located below the buttons, with the current date highlighted. Below the date selector, current and upcoming calendar events are presented as a list. Swipe up or down to scroll the list forwards and backwards.

At the bottom of the screen, under list of calendar events, are the Email, Search and Calendar tabs, for moving between the main Outlook views.

  • To explore the main view, slide one finger across the screen. VoiceOver announces the items as you move.

    Tip: You can also navigate the main view using the VoiceOver rotor. For example, to move between headings, turn the rotor until you hear “Headings,” and then swipe up or down to move between headings.

Navigate the agenda view

  1. Swipe left or right until you hear “Calendar, today.”

  2. Swipe up to move forward in time, and swipe down to move backward.

  3. Swipe right until you hear “Agenda,” followed by the currently selected date and the first calendar event for the selected date.

  4. Swipe up to move forward in the list of calendar events, and swipe down to move backwards. Narrator reads the name, start time, duration, and number of attendees for each event.

  5. To open the currently highlighted event, double-tap the screen. The event pane opens.

Navigate the event pane

The event pane contains the full event details and description. The top of the pane contains a toolbar with the Back button for returning to the calendar, the name of the calendar the event belongs to and the email address of the calendar user, and the Delete button.

To navigate the event pane, swipe left or right to move between the elements on the pane. Narrator reads the name of each highlighted element. When you hear the one you want, double-tap the screen.

To explore the event pane, slide one finger across the screen. VoiceOver announces the items as you move.

Move between views

Navigate to and inside the Outlook settings

You can change calendar settings such as notifications and calendar integration options.

  1. To open the navigation pane, swipe left or right until you hear “Show navigation pane button,” and double-tap the screen.

  2. Swipe right until you hear “Settings button,” and then double-tap the screen to open the Settings window.

  3. To move between the different settings, swipe left and right until you hear the setting you want, and then double-tap the screen to select. Some settings open in a separate window. If so, you can return to the Settings window by swiping left until you hear “Back button,” and double-tapping the screen.

  4. To close the Settings window and return to the main view, swipe left until you hear “Close button,” and double-tap the screen.

Navigate between Outlook Mail and Calendar

  • To access the calendar, swipe right in the main view until you hear “Calendar tab,” and double-tap the screen.

  • To access your email, swipe right in the main view until you hear “Email tab,” and double-tap the screen.

See also

Use a screen reader to schedule appointments or meetings in Outlook

Use a screen reader to read and reply to a meeting request in Outlook

Basic tasks using a screen reader with the calendar in Outlook

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Make your Outlook email accessible

Use Outlook for Android with TalkBack, the built-in Android screen reader, to explore and navigate the different views and move between them.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Android screen reader, TalkBack. To learn more about using TalkBack, go to Android accessibility.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with an Android phone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for an Android tablet.

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Navigate the main view and screen elements

When you open Calendar in Outlook for Android, the main view showing the calendar for the current week and the next week is displayed. To navigate through and inside the main view and screen elements:

  • Swipe right or left to move the focus through the screen elements.

  • To cycle through the main regions of the screen only (Navigation drawer button, Day picker expand button, each day in the current calendar, Add new event button, and any pop-up dialog that might be open, such as an account sign-in dialog), swipe up once. You hear: "Controls." Swipe right or left to cycle through the main regions. Swipe down once to switch back to the Default navigation setting.

    Note: If you hear TalkBack prompting you to sign in to an account when you open Outlook for Android, swipe right or left repeatedly to navigate to the pop-up dialog. You hear: "Sign in button." Double-tap the screen and then follow the prompts to sign in to your account.

  • When the focus is on a button or selectable element, double-tap the screen to perform the action or select the element.

The Calendar contains the following regions: menu bar at the top, current calendar in the middle, and navigation bar at the bottom.

Menu bar

The menu bar is at the top of the screen. It contains the Navigation drawer button in the top left corner which lets you to add a new account, and access your account settings and Outlook for Android settings. It also contains the Day picker expand button which lets you to expand or collapse the current calendar view. When you navigate to the Day picker expand button, TalkBack announces the current month and year, for example, "June 2018."

Navigate to account settings

  1. To open the navigation drawer, swipe right or left until you hear "Open navigation drawer, button," and double-tap the screen. You hear "Menu," followed by the number of items displayed.

  2. While the navigation drawer is open, swipe right or left to move between your calendar accounts. Each account has one or more visibility settings, such as Calendar or Birthdays. When you hear Talkback announce something you don't want to include in your calendar, for example, "Checked, Birthdays calendar visibility, checkbox," double-tap the screen to toggle it off or back on.

  3. To close the navigation drawer and return to the Calendar, swipe down-then-left.

Navigate to Settings

  1. To open the Settings menu, swipe right or left until you hear "Open navigation drawer, button," and double-tap the screen.

  2. Swipe right until you hear "Settings," and double-tap the screen.

  3. To close the Settings menu and return to the Inbox, swipe down-then-left.

Current calendar

The current calendar shows the current week and the next week in a day picker, followed by a list of events for the next few days. To browse the day picker, swipe right or left to move to the next or previous day. Double-tap the screen to focus the event list on the currently selected day.

To expand the current calendar to show three more weeks, swipe left or right until you hear the current month, followed by "Day picker expand button", and double-tap the screen. The same button lets you collapse the current calendar.

Below the day picker, there is a list of events for the next few days, or for the selected day if you selected it from the day picker. To browse the events, swipe right or left to move to the next or previous day. To access an event's details, double-tap the screen. To exit an event, swipe down-then-left.

To create a new event from the current calendar view, swipe right or left until you hear "Add new event button," and double-tap the screen. The event composer replaces the calendar on the screen. Swipe right or left to move between the event fields, and use the on-screen keyboard to fill in information. To save the event, swipe left or right until you hear “Save,” and then double-tap the screen.

Navigation bar

The navigation bar is located at the bottom of the screen. It contains quick access buttons for Mail, Search, and Calendar.

Move between views

To move from Calendar to Search or Mail and back to Calendar, swipe right or left until you hear "Mail," "Search;" or "Calendar," and double-tap the screen. TalkBack announces the current view. You hear: "Selected," followed by the view name.

See also

Use a screen reader to schedule appointments or meetings in Outlook

Use a screen reader to read and reply to a meeting request in Outlook

Basic tasks using a screen reader with the calendar in Outlook

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Make your Outlook email accessible

Use Outlook Calendar with Narrator, the built-in Windows screen reader, to explore and navigate the different views and move between them.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Windows screen reader, Narrator. To learn more about using Narrator, go to Get started with Narrator.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with a Windows phone. Some navigation and gestures might be different for a tablet or PC.

In this topic

Navigate the main view and screen elements

When you open Outlook Calendar, the Agenda view is displayed, showing the calendar for the current week. To navigate through and inside the main view and screen elements:

  • Swipe up until you hear "Items," and then swipe right or left to move the focus through the screen elements.

  • When the focus is on a button or selectable element, double-tap the screen to perform the action or select the element.

The main view contains the following regions: menu bar at the top, current calendar and list of events in the middle, and navigation bar at the bottom.

Menu bar

The menu bar is at the top of the screen. It contains the Navigation button in the top left corner, which lets you to add or select calendars to be displayed. It also contains the Show more button which lets you to expand or collapse the current calendar view.

Current calendar

The current calendar in the Agenda view shows the current week in a day picker, followed by a list of events for the next few days. To browse the day picker, swipe right or left to move to the next or previous day. Double-tap the screen to focus the event list on the currently selected day.

To expand the current calendar to show five more weeks, swipe right or left until you hear "Show more, button collapsed", and double-tap the screen. The same button lets you collapse the current calendar.

List of events

Below the day picker, there is a list of events for the next few days, or for the selected day if you selected it from the day picker. To browse the events, swipe right or left to move to the next or previous day. To access the event Details window, double-tap the screen. To exit the Details window and return to the Agenda view, swipe right until you hear "Back button collapsed," and double-tap the screen.

Navigation bar

The navigation bar is located at the bottom of the screen. From the navigation bar you can, for example, create a new event, change the calendar view, or access the More options menu. From the More options menu, you can access the account and Outlook Calendar settings.

Navigate to account settings

  1. To open the More options, swipe right until you hear "More options, button collapsed, button," and double-tap the screen. You hear: "More options, menu."

  2. To open the Mange accounts menu, swipe right until you hear "Manage accounts, button," and double-tap the screen. In the menu, swipe right or left to move between your calendar accounts.

  3. To close the Mange accounts menu and return to the Agenda view, swipe right until you hear "Back button collapsed," and double-tap the screen.

Navigate to Settings

  1. To open the More options, swipe right until you hear "More options, button collapsed, button," and double-tap the screen. You hear: "More option, menu."

  2. To open the Settings menu, swipe right until you hear "Settings, button," and double-tap the screen.

  3. To close the Mange accounts menu and return to the Agenda view, swipe right until you hear "Back button collapsed," and double-tap the screen.

Move between the Outlook Calendar and Outlook Mail apps

  1. In Outlook Calendar, to go to the home screen, swipe right until you hear "Start, button collapsed," and then double-tap the screen.

  2. Swipe right until you hear "Outlook mail," and then double-tap the screen. Outlook Mail opens.

  3. To move back to Outlook Calendar, in Outlook Mail, swipe right until you hear "Start, button collapsed," double-tap the screen, swipe right until you hear "All apps, button," and double-tap the screen. In the apps list, swipe right until you hear "Outlook calendar," and then double-tap the screen. Outlook Calendar opens.

See also

Use a screen reader to schedule appointments or meetings in Outlook

Use a screen reader to read and reply to a meeting request in Outlook

Basic tasks using a screen reader with the calendar in Outlook

Make your Outlook email accessible

Use Outlook Web App with your keyboard and Narrator, the built-in Windows screen reader, to explore and navigate the different views and move between them.

Notes: 

  • The Calendar related instructions are documented with the Reading Pane off.

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you could get new features faster, visit When do I get the newest features in Office 2016 for Office 365?.

  • For keyboard shortcuts, go to Keyboard shortcuts in Outlook on the web.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Windows screen reader, Narrator. To learn more about using Narrator, go to Get started with Narrator.

  • This topic assumes you are using this app with a PC. Some navigation and gestures might be different for a Windows phone or tablet.

  • When you use Outlook Web App, we recommend that you use Microsoft Edge as your web browser. For more information, refer to Microsoft Edge help. Because Outlook Web App runs in your web browser, the keyboard shortcuts are different from those in the desktop program. For example, you'll use Ctrl+F6 instead of F6 for jumping in and out of the commands. Also, common shortcuts like F1 (Help) and Ctrl+O (Open) apply to the web browser - not Outlook Web App.

  • The layout of Outlook Web App conforms to the most recent international guidelines about accessible keyboard navigation. If you're using certain keyboard shortcuts specific to your screen reader, you can take advantage of the ARIA markup on the page.

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Navigate the main view and screen elements

When you open Calendar in Outlook Web App, the main views are displayed. You hear the current date and whether there are events for that day. You also hear the total number of events for the current month. To navigate through and inside the main views and screen elements:

  • Press the Tab key to move the focus through the screen elements.

  • To cycle through the main regions of the screen only (App Launcher, calendar views and header, command toolbar, search field and calendars in the navigation pane, current calendar view, and agenda view), press Ctrl+F6.

  • When the focus is on a button or selectable element, press Enter to perform the action or select the element.

Outlook Web AppCalendar contains the following main views and regions: horizontal navigation bar at the top, navigation pane on the left, current calendar in the middle, and agenda view on the right.

Horizontal navigation bar

The horizontal navigation bar is at the top of the screen below the URL address field. It contains the App Launcher and any pinned apps on the left, and access to general information, such as Notifications and Settings, on the right.

If you access general information, such as Notifications, it opens in a separate pane on the right side of the agenda view.

Navigation pane

The navigation pane contains a search field at the top, and a compact monthly calendar and a list of other calendars and groups below it. At the bottom of the pane, you can find the quick access buttons for Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks.

To move between the items in the pane, press the Tab key.

Current calendar

The current calendar shows the selected view of the current calendar, such as week or month. To browse the calendar, press the Up or Down arrow key.

Above the calendar, you can explore the current month and year, select the previous or next month, or use a month picker. To change the month, press the Tab key until you hear “Previous month go to button,” “Next month go to button,” or “Open month picker button”, and press Enter.

At the top of the current calendar, there's a command toolbar where you can, for example, create calendar events and share calendars. Press Ctrl+F6 until you hear “New,” press the Left or Right arrow key to move between the toolbar items, and then press Enter to select an item.

To start creating a new event, press Ctrl+N. The event composer replaces the calendar on the screen. Press the Tab key to move between the event fields. To save the event, press Shift+Tab until you hear “Save button”, and then press Enter. To exit the event composer without saving, press Esc.

Agenda view

The agenda view lists the events happening on the day you have selected in the current calendar. Press the Tab key to move between events in the pane. To open an event, press Enter. To exit an event, press Esc.

At the top of the agenda view, you can select the view for the current calendar (Day, Work week, Week, Month, or Today). Press the Tab key until you hear “Calendar views”, and then press the Left or Right arrow key to find the view option you want. To select an option, press Enter.

Move between views

To move from Calendar to Mail, Contacts, or Tasks and back to Calendar, press the Tab key until you hear “Go to <module name> button,” and press Enter.

To access notifications and settings:

  • To open the Notifications pane, press the Tab key until you hear “User Settings, use the Down arrow to use the Notifications pane menu item,” and press Enter. Use the Tab key to navigate the notifications, and press Esc to close the pane.

  • To open the Settings pane, press the Tab key until you hear “Use the Down arrow to use the Settings pane menu item,” and press Enter. Use the Tab key to navigate to the setting group you want, and press Enter. A sub-pane for the setting group opens on the left side of the Settings pane. To move to the sub-pane, press Ctrl+F6.

    To close the sub-pane, press the Tab key until you hear “Save button” or “Cancel changes and retain previous settings button,” and press Enter. To close the Settings pane, press Esc.

See also

Use a screen reader to schedule appointments or meetings in Outlook

Keyboard shortcuts in Outlook on the web

Basic tasks using a screen reader with the calendar in Outlook

Make your Outlook email accessible

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