Automatically add buffer time between meetings by using the built-in Outlook features to end appointments early. Use this time to refill coffee, check email, take a quick walk or whatever you need to do between meetings.

  • Open the Outlook application
  • Click File, then Options
  • On the left-hand menu, choose Calendar
  • Under the Calendar Options section, place a checkmark by End appointments and meetings early
  • Click the OK button
  • Log in to Office 365 at https://office365.uiowa.edu
  • In the application menu, select Outlook
  • In the menu bar, select Settings (gear icon)
  • Near the bottom, choose View all Outlook Settings
  • In the left-hand menu, choose Calendar, then Events and Invitations
  • Place a checkmark by End appointments and meetings early
  • Click the Save button
Article number: 
120236
Last updated: 
November 19, 2020