Link Your Calendar to Outlook using an iCal Feed

Link Your Calendar to Outlook using an iCal Feed

You can automatically feed your events into your Outlook calendar. HRLocker offers an iCal feed that will push an up-to-date read-only version of your calendar into
Outlook. See below for instructions on how to do this for Outlook 2007, Outlook, Outlook 365, and Outlook Web App calendar.

Start by logging into HRLocker and click your iCal feed link on your HRLocker Events Section of you Dashboard, Figure 1 below. Next copy the iCal feed by clicking icon or manually selecting and copying the link text, see figure 2 below.

Figure 1-Open iClal Window

Figure 2- Copy iCal Link

Now open you Outlook. Depending on the version you are using please follow the appropriate steps below.

Setup iCal event feed into Outlook 2007 For Public Category Events:

  1. Open the Outlook 2007 program and click on the Tools -> Account Settings… menu
  2. Go to the Internet Calendars tab and click on New…
  3. Paste the iCal link into the box for location of the Internet Calendar and click on

    the Add button

  4. Confirm or edit the Folder Name and other options and click on the OK button.
  5. Click on the Close button. Go to Mail view and click on Send/Receive which will

    connect and download the calendar entries to your computer. Click on Calendars

-> Other Calendars and check on the box next to the internet calendar you just created. Your HRLocker calendar events will then appear in your calendar view.

Set up iCal event feed into Outlook 2010 For Public Category Events:

  1. Open up your Outlook 2010 calendar -> click the Home tab on the Ribbon -> Under Manage Calendars click on Open Calendar -> From Internet…
  2. Next, click on the Subscribe: iCal link below the header date in your HRLocker Calendar and Copy the iCal url.
  3. Paste the link into the New Internet Calendar field then click OK.
  4. Click [Yes] to the dialog box that comes up verifying you want to subscribe to it.

Set up iCal event feed into Outlook 2016 For Public Category Events:

  1. Go to Outlook 2016 > Go to the Calendar
  2. Next, go to the Home Tab in Outlook 2016 and click the “Open Calendar” dropdown. Select “From Internet”

3. Paste your HRLocker iCal URL into the field. Click OK.

  1. Click “Yes” that you want to add this calendar to outlook and subscribe to updates.
  2. You can view your calendar side by side or in “overlay mode” via View Tab > Click “Overlay Mode”

Set up an iCal feed into Outlook 365

Go to Outlook, go to the calendar > click “Add Calendar” > select “From Internet” 3. Paste your HRLocker iCal link into the URL field > Click Add

  1. Start by enabling the iCal feed in HRLocker via Admin Menu > under Settings > iCal & RSS feeds > check to enable feed > Copy the iCal link at the bottom of screen > SAVE
  2. Next, Go to MS Outlook 365 to add the iCal feed:

In the Folder Name box, type the name of the calendar as you want it to appear in Outlook, and then click OK.

4. When you start Outlook, it checks the internet calendar for updates and downloads any changes. Anytime you refresh your calendars or inbox in Outlook, HRLocker will send the most up-to-date version of your HRLocker calendar.

Set up an iCal feed into Outlook Web App

  1. Start by enabling the iCal feed in HRLocker via Admin Menu > under Settings > iCal & RSS feeds > check to enable feed > Copy the iCal link at the bottom of screen > SAVE
  2. Next, login to your outlook.com account
  3. Go to the Calendar App
  4. Go to Import > select Subscribe
  5. Paste your HRLocker iCal link into the “Calendar URL” field. Name your

    calendar.

  6. Click Subscribe Button
  7. Events will appear in your outlook.com calendar.

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