How to Set Recurring Reminders in Outlook Without Creating Appointments

Do you want to make sure that your important tasks or commitments are never overlooked, but you’re a busy professional who often tends to forget? Recurring reminders can keep you on track with your schedule.

Although, Outlook calendar can help you set a recurring reminder, do you know that you do not always have to create a time-consuming appointment for it? 

Yes, you heard it right. You can use it to remind yourself of your daily tasks, monthly deadlines, and work that needs to be addressed regularly and we will show you how to set in in every 15 days.

How to Set Recurring Reminders in Outlook Without Creating Appointments

How to Set Reminders in Outlook Without Creating Appointments

You can set daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly recurring reminders on Outlook to keep track of your personal tasks or events. As you do not need to create an appointment, it won’t require any collaboration or involvement from others.

1. Open Outlook, go to the Calendar section, and select View.

2. Navigate to the Calendar Settings, and select the Events and invitations option.

Select Events and invitations

3. Click on the downward pointing arrow below the Default reminder option, and select the time frame or specific reminder option that suits your needs and preferences.

You can choose the None option if you prefer not to have a reminder at all.

4. Click on the Save button to save your changes.

Also Read: How to Set Up Recurring Reminders in Microsoft Teams

How to Set Recurring Reminders in Outlook for Every 15 Days

Follow these steps to set recurring reminders in Outlook every 15 days without creating an appointment:

1. On Outlook, navigate to the Calendar section and double-click on the date you want to set the reminder for every 15 days.

2. Click on the Recurrence icon and from the list of options, select Daily.

3. Click on the downward pointing arrow located next to the Repeat every option, scroll down, and select 15.

select 15

4. Once done, click on the Save option.

How to Set Reminders in Outlook 365

Here’ show you can set reminders in Outlook 365:

1. Navigate to Outlook 365 on your desktop, select Calendar, and then click on the Tools option.

2. Click on Options, then from the Calendar section, click on the downward pointing arrow given next to the Default Reminder option.

click on down arrow

3. Set a reminder of your choice from the given options and once done, click on the OK option.

Also Read: How to Set and Send Reminders in Outlook Calendar for Others

How to Create and Repeat Outlook Tasks

It’s simple to create and repeat Outlook tasks. Follow the steps:

1. Open Outlook and click on the To Do icon.

2. Create a task under the Tasks section, pick a date, click the Notification icon, and set a reminder.

3. Lastly, click the Recurrence icon to select whether you want to repeat the task daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, or custom.

That’s it, now you have successfully created repeating tasks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What options are available for setting a recurring reminder in Outlook?

Ans. In Outlook, you have the flexibility to choose the frequency and the duration of the reminder. You can choose daily, weekly, or monthly reminders and the number of times or keep it recurring indefinitely.

Additionally, you also have the option to choose if you want to be reminded on the day of the event, or one day before the event.

Q2. Are recurring reminders in Outlook synced across devices?

Ans. Yes, recurring reminders in Outlook sync across devices. So, when you set a reminder in Outlook on one device, it will appear on all your linked Outlook accounts.

This helps you stay organized and ensures you never miss out on any important meetings, deadlines, appointments, or tasks, no matter which device you are using.

We hope our guide helped you easily set recurring reminders in Outlook without creating an appointment.

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