[Quick Tip] How to Show Week Numbers in MS Outlook Calendar

Sandeep Agarwal

When people talk about huge projects, speaking in week numbers is the professional lingua franca. There’s reason for using week numbers. It adds more clarity to the timelines and sets distinct expectations in man-hour efforts. And since MS Outlook is what most of us use as the communication and organization tool in our professional lives, we should consider activating the week numbers feature in MS Outlook calendar. Here’s how to do that.

Step 1: Launch MS Outlook and navigate to Tools -> Options -> Preferences. Click on the button reading Calendar Options under Calendar section.


Step 2: Under Calendar Options check the box reading Show week numbers in the Month View and Date Navigator. Click on Ok.


Step 3: There is no Step 3. Go back to your calendar and check out how the week numbers appear beside every week (on the left side) when looking at the month view.


In case you never noticed this area before, let us check a picture of the same before this feature was activated. It showed the week date instead.


How much does this help you? You might also want to activate an additional time zone on the same calendar. 🙂

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