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Import events from iCal: Outlook 2011 for Mac

Outlook can import events and to-do items from iCal into your Exchange calendar. Please note that there is a separate method for importing holidays and religious observances.

  1. In iCal, click Export from the File menu.



  2. Save the ics file to your desktop.



  3. Open the Outlook calendar that you wish to import to the iCal data into, then click and drag the exported iCal file from your desktop into the Outlook calendar.



  4. The events and to-do items have now been imported. Please note that any further changes made in iCal will not show up in your Outlook calendar. Updates made in iCal will have to be exported and imported every time.