Add a Reminder


Applies to: Office 365 for professionals and small businesses, Office 365 for enterprises, Microsoft Exchange, Live@edu

Topic last modified: 2009-08-15

Outlook Web App can display a reminder at a set amount of time before an appointment, meeting or task starts.

How do I set a reminder on an item?

  1. Open the item on which you want to add or change the reminder.

  2. Make sure the Reminder box is selected if you want reminders on this item. If you don't want a reminder for this item, make sure the box is cleared.

  3. Use the drop-down list to select how long before the appointment you want to get a reminder notice.

  4. Click saveSave and Close or press CTRL+S before you close the appointment or meeting from the browser window.

What else do I need to know?

  • You can add a reminder to any item from the reading pane or by opening the item and modifying it.

  • You can add a reminder to flagged items by right-clicking the flag icon and then clicking Set Date and Reminder.

  • To change the default reminder on all calendar items, click Options > Customise > Calendar, and then set the reminder options.

What if I want to know more?

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