Adding iCal Link to Microsoft Outlook


Sync your Time-Off™ calendar with your Microsoft Outlook calendar to see upcoming time off alongside your daily appointments, meetings, and reminders.

To retrieve your iCalendar link in PurelyHR

  1. For employees and managers: Go to iCalendar Setup in the left-hand menu
    For administrators: Go to Tools then iCalendar Setup
  2. Select your time zone and hit Save to generate your link below
  3. Copy either your default or customized calendar link
Copy the Default iCalendar Link if you only want basic time-off request information to feed to your Outlook calendar (your own requests plus company holidays and special event dates).

To customize the information that will feed to your calendar

Select from the options in the Customized Calendar Link section. You can choose from the following options:

Requests: Choose to see only your requests or all requests in your organization

Comments: Choose whether you want to display the comments associated with time-off requests

Holidays: Choose whether you want to display the paid holidays your organization observes

Events: Choose whether you want to display special event days set up for your organization

Time-Off Types: Select which time-off types you want to display on your calendar. Note: If none are selected, all types will appear on your calendar.

Once you’ve set your preferences, copy the Customized iCalendar Link below.

To add your iCalendar link to Microsoft Outlook

  1. Open Outlook and go to your calendar
  2. In the sidebar, click Other Calendars then choose Add Calendar -> From Internet
  3. Paste your iCal link from PurelyHR into the box and click OK
  4. Your PurelyHR calendar will now appear under Other Calendars. Click checkbox beside name to disable.

 

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