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How to share a Hotmail calendar using iCal

To share a Hotmail calendar using iCal, log in to your Hotmail calendar and locate the calendar that you wish to share in your list of calendars. Here, I’m going to share my ‘Work’ calendar. Start by clicking it’s name:


On the next screen, locate and click the ‘Edit Sharing’ link that appears:


On the next screen, check the ‘Send people a view-only link to your calendar’ box and then you can copy and paste the iCal link that you wish to share, based on the details you wish to provide.


There are also links to reset the private URLs if you wish to revoke access to your calendar at any point in the future.



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How to subscribe to an iCal calendar in Hotmail Calendar

To subscribe to an iCal published calendar in Hotmail, first log in to your Hotmail calendar and find the ‘Subscribe’ link near the top:


Clicking that takes you to the next screen, which asks for the iCal URL and a name to give your calendar:


Simply paste your iCal URL into the Calendar URL box, and give it a name. Select the color or charm to your liking, and hit ‘Subscribe to calendar’. Your calendar will appear.


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