Moodle/Outlook 365 Calendar Integration and Sync

Setting up Calendar Sync

  • The first step is to enable the Microsoft Block on your Moodle site. 

  • To do this, make sure editing is turned on and scroll down on the left-hand menu and click "Add a Block"

Moodle menu bar

  • Once you click "Add a Block" scroll down until you see "Microsoft Block" and click on it. 

Moodle block menu

  • The Microsoft Block will appear on the right hand side of your course and will look something like the photo below.

Microsoft block

Configuring Sync

  • Click on "Outlook Calendar Sync Setting"

  • This will bring up settings that allow you customize how you want the syncing to work and what calendars/Moodle sites you want to sync. Make sure "Enable Outlook Calendar Sync" is checked

Outlook calendar sync menu

  • Go through and select how you want the sync to behave. For example, if I wanted to have my Sandbox course sync I would check that course and that would bring up some more menu options. 

Outlook sync options

  • Choose what Outlook Calendar you want to Sync to

  • Choose Sync Behavior

Sync menu

It may take a while for the sync to occur in the background and refreshing your Outlook Calendar will help force the sync. 

Details

Article ID: 115821
Created
Tue 9/8/20 3:51 PM
Modified
Wed 10/14/20 8:28 AM
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