How to Reply to a Meeting Invitation in Microsoft Outlook
If a colleague sends you a meeting invitation in Outlook, you will need to reply. Follow these four steps to reply to a meeting invitation.
This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Outlook: 2010, 2013, and 2016.
- Double-click the invitation in your Inbox to open it.
- In the Respond group on the Meeting tab of the Ribbon, choose whether to accept, tentatively select, decline, or propose a new time.
- To accept, click Accept and then select Send the Response Now to send your response to the meeting organizer.
- The meeting now appears on your Calendar.
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