There are many business uses for shared calendars, task lists, and contact lists. Classic SharePoint 2019 apps like the Calendar, Tasks, and Contacts apps can be synchronized with Outlook. In this video, Gini von Courter uses a SharePoint organizational calendar app to demonstrate how users can add the SharePoint calendar to Outlook, view and add calendar items, and remove the calendar from Outlook.
- A couple of the classic applications…integrate directly with Microsoft Outlook…and I'd like to show you how that works…because it's a very powerful feature.…Here's a calendar that has items on it…that are of interest to the entire staff,…for example, launch day, which is coming up,…casual Friday, we have our all staff meeting.…And one way that I can make sure everyone has access…to this information is I can invite people…to all of these different events.…
But there's really no need for me to do that…because I can maintain this calendar for all staff…and allow all of our employees to connect to this calendar…and keep it in Outlook themselves.…I can do the same thing with the contacts list…so rather than making a contacts group…or a contacts list and emailing that to someone…I can simply create a contacts list in Outlook…that could then be shared in exactly the same way,…through synchronization.…
Here's how it works.…When a user opens up this calendar…it has tabs for a ribbon at the top,…which is our first clue…
- Define SharePoint.
- Recall what level to set permissions when setting up security groups.
- Recall the limitations of opening a document in the Online version of SharePoint.
- Explain how to upload a folder from your documents folder to your SharePoint team site.
- Name the default that has been removed from SharePoint 2019 that limits document editing to one user at a time.
- Explain how to share a particular document on your team site.