How to import an iCalendar (.ics) file to Outlook

Importing iCalendar (.ics) file for Outlook 2007 and 2010

Outlook 2010

Click on the File Tab -> Open -> Import

Outlook 2007

1. Click on the File Menu then click on Import and Export

2. Highlight “Import an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar file (.vcs)” then click Next

This is a graphic of the Import and Export Wizard for Outlook

3. Choose the location where the iCalendar (.ics) file is saved and Click on Ok.

This is a graphic of the Explorer window.

4. Once the file is chosen the data will import to Open as New or Import

This is a graphic of the options buttons to click "Open as New",  "Import", or "Cancel".

5. When the Open as New is chosen the file will open as a separate Calendar beside the Personal Exchange Calendar. Click the Import to actually import the data to your calendar.