How To Change Time Zones in Outlook 2010 and 2013 Calendar

Microsoft Office has made several changes to the user interface since introducing Outlook 2010 and even more changes to Outlook 2013. One particular change is how to change time zones or adding additional time zones to your Outlook calendar.

The following instructions will walk you through changing the time zone in Outlook 2010 and 2013. The steps for changing the time zone in Outlook 2010 and 2013 are identical, but the actual Calendar’s appearance varies between the versions.

1. Open Outlook

2. Select the File tab, and click the Options button.

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3. In the Outlook Options dialog box, click the Calendar button on the left.

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4. Scroll down the page to the Time Zone section. Use the Time Zone drop down box to select the new time zone.

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5. Click OK.

Adding a Second Time Zone to Your Outlook Calendar

Outlook also gives users the ability to add in a second time zone. This can be very convenient if you are working with clients or even friends that live in a different time zone. The second time zone can be easily changed and removed by following these steps.

1. Open Outlook

2. Select the File tab, and click the Options button.

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3. In the Outlook Options dialog box, click the Calendar button on the left.

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4. Scroll down the screen to the Time Zone section. Check the box for “Show a second time zone”. You can leave the label field blank or add in a name. Use the drop down menu to select a second time zone.

5. Click OK.

The second time zone will display alongside the first time zone in your Outlook Calendar. The second time zone can be easily removed by going back into the Options dialog box and unchecking the second time zone box.

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