How To Connect Outlook Calendar To Slack

When individuals and teams use Microsoft Outlook and Slack together, the need for integration between the two platforms often arises. In this blog post, we will guide you on how to link your Outlook Calendar with Slack.

Why Connect Outlook Calendar to Slack?

Connecting your Outlook Calendar to Slack comes with a variety of benefits. It allows you to receive event reminders and respond to invites directly from your Slack workspace. This can help you streamline your communication and stay organized without having to switch between apps.

Connecting Outlook Calendar to Slack

Here are the steps to connect your Outlook Calendar to Slack:

Step 1: Install the Outlook Calendar App on Slack

In the Slack app directory, search for the Outlook Calendar app and click on the “Add to Slack” button.

Step 2: Authenticate your Account

After you install the app, a prompt will appear requesting you to authenticate your Microsoft account. Please follow the on-screen instructions to log in and grant the necessary permissions.

Step 3: Customize your Preferences

Once authenticated, you can customize your preferences for notifications and event reminders as per your needs.

Advanced Features

The Outlook Calendar app on Slack also offers advanced features such as:

  • Sending event invites to a Slack channel
  • Automatically updating your Slack status based on your calendar

These can be set up in the Outlook Calendar app settings within Slack.


Connecting your Outlook Calendar to Slack is a simple and effective way to streamline your workflow and stay on top of your schedule. We hope this guide helps you set up and make the most of this integration.

Remember, to make this work, you need to have administrative permissions in both Microsoft Outlook and Slack. If you encounter any issues or have any queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.