Office 365 - Import iCal to Calendar using Outlook Desktop Client

How to import an iCal file into your Office 365 Calendar using Outlook Desktop Client.

These instructions are for importing a calendar into Office 365 with the Outlook Desktop Client. If you do not have the desktop client and wish to, you may download Outlook as part of the free licenses that come with your Office 365 account.


The following instructions use Outlook desktop client.
1. Open the Outlook Desktop Client.
2. Go to File, then select Open & Export.

Open & Export

3. Select Open Calendar

Click Open Folder

4. Open Calendar window appears - select the appropriate .ics from the Downloads folder and click Open.

Open Calendar popup window


5. An Untitled calendar tab will appear next to your default calendar in the Outlook calendar view and will show your selected schedule.

Outlook Calendar View when completed

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.