How to Search the Calendar in Microsoft Outlook

In Brief...

When you need to find a specific calendar item, it's easy to search your calendar in Outlook.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Outlook: 2010, 2013, and 2016.


  1. Make sure you are in Calendar view.

  2. Enter a search term in the upper-right Search Calendar dialog box and then press Enter.
    Search Calendar

  3. Calendar items that meet the criteria are returned.
    Returned Items

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