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Office 365 (Outlook 2016 for Mac) - Set or remove reminders

The following document explains how to set or remove reminders for different items, such as email messages, appointments, and contacts.

Calendar appointments and meetings

For all new appointments or meetings (global change)

  1. Go to Outlook

  2. To turn default reminders on or off for all new appointments or meetings, select Turn On/Off Office Reminders

For existing/new appointments or meetings

  1. At the bottom left corner of the screen, click Calendar.

  2. Double-click on an existing appointment or click on the appointment or meeting icon found at the top left of the screen. You will be brought to a window where you can add details for the appointment/meeting.

  3. Change the reminder setting

    Reminder Options image

Email messages, contacts, and tasks

  1. At the bottom left of the screen, click Mail.

  2. Either create a new item or open an existing one.

  3. To set a reminder/flag, use the FollowUp button.

    follow up image

For more information, please visit the Office Help & Training site.

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or email us at

Keywordsmicrosoft office 365 event appointment schedule scheduling outlook 2013 calendars email contacts tasks reminders o365 Mac   Doc ID71730
OwnerJohn B.GroupNMSU
Created2017-03-14 13:18 MDTUpdated2017-11-28 15:36 MDT
SitesNew Mexico State University
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