How To Use Calendar App From Taskbar On Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a Calendar app of its own, but most people do not know that it can be used from Taskbar itself. Also, you can link your accounts from the desktop calendar on Windows 10, right from the taskbar. This feature enables the users to check on the events, and make changes in the events from the taskbar. With the latest update in Nov 2019, you can witness the addition of the reminders and events right from the taskbar.

How To Open Calendar From Taskbar?

The Windows 10 Calendar app can be opened directly from the Taskbar by clicking on the clock. The Calendar can be opened from the Bottom-right side on the screen, this is placed along with the clock. Therefore, if you have moved your clock anywhere on the Taskbar, that’s where you can locate the Calendar.

Add event on the calendar:

Earlier version needed you to directly add the event on the Calendar, click on the ‘+’ under the calendar, which will open Windows 10 Calendar app.

Add event on the calendar

Once you open it, the window will open showing the Windows 10 calendar app.

After the latest Windows update, you can easily add an event from the taskbar itself. When you open the calendar from the taskbar, you will see an event addition bar. Here you need to click on the Add an event bar to write on it. If you are not able to see this, you may need to click on Show agenda, and the rest of the options below the calendar will appear.

Add event on the calendar step-1

If you have no added events, it shows No events in default. Add the name of the event, and then a date is assigned as the selected date on the calendar.

Add event on the calendar step-2

Here, you can also see the details such as time of the event, which will let you add the time from the beginning of the event to the end of the event.

Click Save to save the event. Remember this step before closing the Calendar widget without saving an event, all the events details will be lost.

Add event on the calendar step-3

You can also add the location to an event for precise details. More Details is another button shown in the widget, which will let you put on additional details in the Windows 10 Calendar app.

You can review the added events from the Calendar event while you open it from the taskbar. This is a much easier way to remind yourself of upcoming events.

Add event on the calendar step-4

Note: This feature is available in the Windows 1909 update. If you have not updated it yet, try to get the latest update now.

To update your system, open the Start Menu. Click on Settings, go to Updates & Security. Here you can check the latest updates available for Windows.

If it does not show you any updates then you need to click on Check for Updates and later click on it.

Wrapping Up:

This is how you can easily use the Calendar from the Taskbar on Windows 10. Remember to update your Windows 10 before proceeding to the steps given in this article. Check the post to fix the issues with the Taskbar on Windows 10.

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    Georg Hodosi
    Can’t be more simple!

    3 years ago

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